Burmese



a native or inhabitant of Burma.
Burman (def 1).
the Tibeto-Burman language of the Burman ethnic group: the official language of Burma.
of or relating to Burma, its inhabitants, or the language Burmese.
Burman (def 3).
Contemporary Examples

Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Test After Burma Election Triumph Peter Popham April 1, 2012
Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns James Griffiths April 18, 2014
Junta Crackdown On Burmese Press Joshua Carroll July 11, 2014
How China Used Drones to Capture a Notorious Burmese Drug Lord Brendon Hong April 16, 2014
Taming the Dragon Melinda Liu October 11, 2011

Historical Examples

A Civil Servant in Burma Herbert Thirkel White
The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
A Civil Servant in Burma Herbert Thirkel White
The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
The Harmsworth Magazine, Vol. 1, 1898-1899, No. 6 Various

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Burma (Myanmar), its people, or their language
noun (pl) -mese
a native or inhabitant of Burma (Myanmar)
the official language of Burma (Myanmar), belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family

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