- n. 廓尔喀族（尼泊尔的主要居民）；英国军队中的尼泊尔族士兵
尼泊尔民族名。来自梵语，gauh, 牛，词源同cow. raksasti, 保护，词源同ark, Alexander.
- Gurkha (n.)
- member of a dominant race of Nepal, 1811. They are of Hindu descent, famous as warriors. Said to be ultimately from Sanskrit gauh "cow" (from PIE *gwou- "cow, ox, bull;" see cow (n.)) + raksati "he protects," from PIE *aleks-, extended form of root *lek- "to ward off, protect" (see Alexander).