of or relating to Burma (now Myanmar), its inhabitants, or their language.
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How to use Burmese in a sentence
Something I rarely talk about is that to be Burmese is to be afraid.Revolutions Are Built on Hope. That's Why I Believe Myanmar's Protesters Will Succeed | MiMi Aye | April 8, 2021 | Time
By initially allowing its app to be used without incurring data charges, Facebook quickly became the core Internet service for many newly-online Burmese.Facebook’s Ban of Myanmar’s Military Will Be a Test of the True Power of Social Media Platforms | Billy Perrigo | March 1, 2021 | Time
As the artists’ work has spread on Burmese social media, young people have found the images online and reprinted them.Myanmar's Creatives Are Fighting Military Rule With Art—Despite the Threat of a Draconian New Cyber-Security Law | Suyin Haynes | February 12, 2021 | Time
The message, in Burmese, called the actions of the military unjustified, and said they went against both the constitution and the will of the voters, according to the Associated Press.How Myanmar's Fragile Push for Democracy Collapsed in a Military Coup | Amy Gunia | February 1, 2021 | Time
Facebook gives more details about its efforts against hate speech before Myanmar’s general election — This includes adding Burmese language warning screens to flag information rated false by third-party fact-checkers.Daily Crunch: Amazon unveils its own game-streaming platform | Anthony Ha | September 24, 2020 | TechCrunch
Manttan is keen to carry out research on that Burmese side of the railway as his father worked on that section.
"I have no faith in the Burmese government anymore," she said.
Another piece might cause people to come up short is an elaborate green Burmese Buddhist alms bowl on a stand covered in gold.Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: Grit and Glamour In San Francisco | Emily Wilson | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Chinese Drones Target Drug KingpinBy Brendan Hong How China used drones to capture a Burmese drug kingpin.
“The Burmese Army has not changed,” one Karenni ranger said.Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns | James Griffiths | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But that part of the Burmese army stationed at Arracan, under the command of Bandoola, had been more successful.Fox's Book of Martyrs | John Foxe
The hero, having an uncle, a trader on the Indian and Burmese rivers, goes out to join him.A Roving Commission | G. A. Henty
It is a good thing we brought Ramaswamy with us, for he can speak Burmese and interpret for us; the monk knows no English.
It was a grand idea thus to preserve indelibly on stone the whole Burmese Bible.
This is a grand chance, because Burmese pwés are very funny things indeed.
British Dictionary definitions for Burmese
of, relating to, or characteristic of Burma (Myanmar), its people, or their language
a native or inhabitant of Burma (Myanmar)
the official language of Burma (Myanmar), belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
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