Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Sanskrit नेपाल (nepāla), which has been suggested to be from निपात (nipāta, “descent, fall”) + a word for “abode, house.” If this hypothesis is right, the name would refer to villages in mountain valleys.
Nepāla f (4th declension)
- Nepal (country in the Himalayan region of Asia, with Kathmandu as its capital)
- Nepālas karogs — the flag of Nepal
- Nepālā ir augstākā Zemes virsotne Everests — In Nepal is (situated) the Earth's highest peak: the Everest
- Nepāla ir valsts ar ļoti daudzveidīgu ģeogrāfiju un kultūru — Nepal is a contry with very diverse geography and culture