In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)birmano masculinebirmana feminine
- The Thais managed to take the city and force the Burmese to retreat, but an incursion across the border into Burma itself was turned back in 1775.
- The Burmese apparently knew the secret of seasoning the wood in perfumed oils for several months as a result of which it could withstand the ravages of time, the elements and pests.
- The public rebuke came as a shock to the Burmese, more so when Malaysia's Prime Minister Doctor Mahathir followed up with a public threat that Rangoon could eventually be expelled if it didn't move on political reform.
- The Burmese sacked the city, deposed King Mahinthrathirat and installed the former governor of Phitsanulok, Maha Thammaracha as their puppet.
- Police arrested 24 Cambodians and Burmese, twenty males and four females.
- At the same time they were being shelled by Thai troops, operating in tandem with the Burmese.
- The Burmese finally destroyed Ayuthia in 1767.
- One wonders if the Burmese still dress that way.
- They established kingdoms and expanded their territory, often in conflict with other ethnic groups such as the Burmese (Burman).
- The Glass Palace - a great novel of Burma through three generations - unforgettably describes the exact consequences for Burmese and Indians of colonial rule.
- Bangkok was established as the royal capital of Thailand in 1782, 15 years after the Burmese had razed the former capital Ayutthaya, and at the same time as the beginning of the present royal dynasty.
- I tried to tell her that she upheld the only force, apart from fear and greed, strong enough to bind the diverse Burmese into one nation.
- The bodies of many of the deceased Burmese were left unclaimed in Yanyao temple in Phangnga, where unidentified bodies are being kept, as relatives fear being deported.
- King Taksin the Great saved the country from the hands of the Burmese during the siege of Ayutthaya in the Buddhist Year 2310.
- The alliance failed to keep out the neighbouring Burmese, who ruled the area from the mid-16th century until the middle of the 18th.
- The Burmese resemble other Asians in being enthusiastic snackers, with ample provision of snack stalls.
- Bang, who had been in Ayutthaya since 1723, became VOC director in 1748 and was killed by the Burmese in 1760, leaving behind a Thai wife, five children and four slaves.
- The ASEAN countries have invested in tourism, hotels, etc., but the Burmese have implemented policies that have aborted the process of development.
- The Pangals now living in Myanmar are the descendants of those taken by the Burmese (captives with many Meiteis).
- The bridge is a part of the Thai-Burma railway, built by Allied PoWs and well as unwilling local Thais, Malays and Burmese, under the instructions of their Japanese masters.
- The Burmese, however, are grouped with the Thai prisoners, and given the tough treatment.
- The Burmese were so strongly entrenched in traditional Buddhism that Judson once said, ‘It is easier to take out the tooth of a living lion than convert a Burmese!’
- Of course it was the Burmese, not the Khmer, who successfully laid siege to and then sacked Ayutthaya in 1767.
- The Karen long ago despaired of any justice from the Burmese, and declared themselves autonomous.
- Although there are French and Portuguese writings still extant, there is a paucity of Siamese documentation, principally as a result of the sacking of Ayutthaya by the Burmese in 1767.
- Taksin's force took the ruined city after most of the defenders, Thai troops pressed into the service of the Burmese, defected.
- The Burmese tightened their grip by shooting anyone who attempted to bring food and other supplies into Bang Rajan and increased their shelling of the encampment.
- Orwell had been inoculated against views of this latter sort by his time in Burma, where he had heard, ad nauseam, servants of the British empire make such claims about the Burmese.
- It should induce China to warn the Burmese of their predicament.
- The Burmese have now received $20,000 in back pay and compensation…
- Young Burmese are now thronging the campuses, chattering, flirting, riding their bicycles, taking photographs - and, yes, even studying.
- The name of the country of Burma (or Myanmar, as it is now officially known) is associated with the dominant ethnic group, the Burmese.
- The history of the Lanna region includes the Burmese domination and the subsequent defeat of the Burmese in 1774, at a time when the southern King of Thailand also had his hands full with the neighbour, Burma.
- During the Second World War Japan had control of both Thailand and Burma, and used Allied PoWs, as well as unwilling local Thais, Malays and Burmese, to construct a railway from Bangkok to Rangoon.
- All we Thais can do is talk about the evil of the Burmese 200 years ago when they sacked Ayuthaya.
- Ethnic Burmese form the majority at 67.4%, and the remainder includes the Shans, Rakhines, Mons, Chins, Kachins and the Kayahs.
- There are more than 125 separate ethnic groups represented by the Burmese.
- Later, you pass a statue of the twin patriotic, mannish-looking Siamese lasses who helped fight off the invading Burmese, then there are cashew factories and robber plantations.
- While there are traditional elites within most of the ethnic groups and new elites in some groups whose wealth comes from smuggling, the national elite is overwhelmingly Burmese.
- This Burmese gets his supplies from a member of the Karen hill tribes.
- This song, on the beauty of Nature is 50 years old and according to Joe, a Burmese who is now an Indian citizen, generations have hummed the song.
- Many Shans speak some of the Yunnanese dialect of Chinese and some Burmese, as well as Shan.
- Western backing tracks are nicked wholesale, with Sai Sai rapping in Burmese over Mary J Blige's ‘Family Aff air’.
- By 1816, Judson was translating the Bible into Burmese - his version is still in use.
- In Singapore, a police spokesman said Thursday the letter, which was written in Burmese, contained a low-grade bomb detonator.
- Tibetan is most closely related to Burmese and to other spoken dialects of Himalayan peoples, but the written script was adapted from Indian writing.
- But I went to schools where it was taught as a second language; everything else was taught in Burmese.
- Significant tonality is another feature of Burmese common to Asian languages of this group, of which Mandarin Chinese is a part.
- Baptist missionaries developed scripts based on Burmese for Pwo Karen (with twenty-five letters) and for other Karen languages.
- He raises his small black eyes, stares at me, and says something in Burmese.
- He enjoyed learning the job, trying to speak Burmese, hunting, swimming and tennis at the club, to which, of course, no coloured person was admitted except as a servant.
- Local translations have been made into Burmese, and in Madagascar and in a former Russian Republic.
- By the time of his death, he had translated the entire Bible into Burmese, and on the one-hundredth anniversary of his death it was estimated there were two hundred thousand Christians in Burma.
- The curriculum is scrutinized by the military regime, and it often is forbidden to teach in languages other than Burmese.
- Even a children's cartoon, published in both English and Burmese, featuring messages of the wonders of personal hygiene and staying off drugs and sponsored by Unicef, features these same slogans.
- Rung would substitute a neighboring country's language such as Chinese or Burmese.
- True, much of the dialogue in there was Burmese.
- They constitute three linguistic families, Tibeto-Burman, Mon-Khmer, and Tai, although today Burmese is written and spoken by most.
- If anyone can translate something from English into Burmese for me, I would be eternally grateful.
- The Pali alphabet used for written Burmese is made up of eight vowels, three diphthongs, 32 consonants, and several tones.
3also Burmese catgato birmano masculine
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