What makes a Gorkha?

Are Gorkhas - a term implied to Indians of Nepalese Origin only?

Wikipedia describes Gorkhas as 'people from Nepal' - does that mean the Nepalese as in citizens of Nepal, are Gorkhas

The question of what makes a Gorkha or what races should be collectively taken as Gorkhas is fundamental to the functioning of Gorkhapedia. What must be involved and what not. Should documentations on Sikkimese Gorkhas be made but not on Sikkimese who are Bhutias? Should Sherpas be taken as Gorkhas? Should the stalwarts like Tenzing Norgay, Ang Tshering, Nawang Gombu be treated as Gorkhas?

What do you think? Can you define and describe a Gorkha and replace this with content with:

Etymology

Origins

Genetic and anthropological assessments

Notable physical features

Geographic diaspora

Language

Religion

Culture

Art

Cuisine

Modern Gorkhas

References

Online references

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