Although the etymological roots of the word “phutung” is unknown,
the word is perhaps related to Tibeto-Burman kirati root meaning
“subsidiary”. Accordingly, if its kirati root is true, the name
may date back to 500 BC during the era when Tibeto-Burman speaking
kirati people ruled the
Kathmandu Valley . Please read the history of
The village is the source of name for a technological research institute named Phutung Research Institute for the word rhymes with word photon , the name for the smallest packet of electromagnetic energy.
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