Definition of Burmese

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Myanmar.

Group relationships: Burma, Myanmar, Union Of Burma
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people. "Burmese tonal languages"
Partainyms: Myanmar

3. Noun. The official language of Burma.
Generic synonyms: Burmese-yi, Lolo-burmese

Definition of Burmese

1. a. Of or pertaining to Burmah, or its inhabitants.

Definition of Burmese

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

2. Noun. A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent. ¹

3. Noun. A medium size, short hair domestic cat breed, originating in Thailand. ¹

4. Proper noun. The Sino-Tibetan official language of the country Myanmar. Also known as Myanmar (which is the name preferred by the country's current government). ¹

5. Proper noun. The script in which the Myanmar language is written. Also known as Myanmar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burmese

Burkitt's lymphoma
Burlew disk
Burlew wheel
Burlington
Burlington bun
Burlington buns
Burma
Burma padauk
Burmah
Burman
Burmannia
Burmanniaceae
Burmans
Burmeisteria
Burmeisteria retusa
Burmese
Burmese-Yi
Burmese cat
Burmese rosewood
Burmilla
Burmillas
Burn and Rand theory
Burner
Burnett
Burnett's syndrome
Burnham
Burns' falciform process
Burns' ligament
Burns' space
Burns night

Literary usage of Burmese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815: New by Sir Spencer Walpole (1912)
"Whatever judgment may be formed as to its policy, no two opinions can be expressed The second . rVr, - , burmese upon its conduct. ..."

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