AskDefine | Define Burmese

Dictionary Definition

Burmese adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people; "the Burmese capital"; "Burmese tonal languages"

Noun

1 a native or inhabitant of Myanmar
2 the official language of Burma

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Adjective

Burmese
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Burma (or Myanmar), the Burmese people or the Burmese language.

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Noun

  1. A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.
  2. A medium size, short hair domestic cat breed, originating in Burma.1

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Proper noun

  1. The Sino-Tibetan official language of the country Myanmar. Also known as Myanmar (which is the name preferred by the country's current government).
  2. The script in which the Myanmar language is written. Also known as Myanmar.

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Burmese could refer to:
Burmese in Hebrew: בורמזי
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