[kuh-ren] /kəˈrɛn/

noun, plural Karens (especially collectively) Karen.
a group of people of eastern and southern Burma (Myanmar).
one of these people.
the language of the Karen, a Tibeto-Burman language of the Sino-Tibetan family.
of or relating to the Karen people or their language.
[kar-uh n, kahr-] /ˈkær ən, ˈkɑr-/
a female given name, form of .
(pl) -rens, -ren. a member of a Thai people of Myanmar
the language of this people, probably related to Thai and belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family

Mongoloid people of Burma, 1759, from Burmese ka-reng “wild, dirty, low-caste man” [OED].

fem. proper name, Danish shortened form of Katherine. Rare before 1928; a top-10 name for girls born in the U.S. 1951-1968.


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