Definitions for Burmesebərˈmiz, -ˈmis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bur•mesebərˈmiz, -ˈmis(n.; adj.)(pl.)-mese

  1. (n.)a native or inhabitant of Burma.

    Category: Peoples

  2. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Burman (def. 1).

  3. the Tibeto-Burman language of the Burman ethnic group: the official language of Burma.

    Category: Peoples

  4. Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses

    Ref: Burmese cat.

  5. (adj.)of or pertaining to Burma, its inhabitants, or the language Burmese.

    Category: Peoples

  6. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Burman (def. 3). 2

Origin of Burmese:

1815–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burmese(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Myanmar

  2. Burmese(adj)

    the official language of Burma

  3. Burmese(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people

    "the Burmese capital"; "Burmese tonal languages"

Wiktionary

  1. Burmese(Noun)

    A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.

  2. Burmese(Noun)

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

  3. Burmese(Adjective)

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

  4. Burmese(ProperNoun)

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

  5. Burmese(ProperNoun)

    The script in which the Myanmar language is written. Also known as Myanmar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burmese(adj)

    of or pertaining to Burmah, or its inhabitants

  2. Burmese

    a native or the natives of Burmah. Also (sing.), the language of the Burmans

Freebase

  1. Burmese

    The Burmese is a breed of domesticated cats split into two subgroups: the American Burmese and the British Burmese. Most modern Burmese are descendants of one female cat called Wong Mau, which was brought from Burma to America in 1930. Most cat registries do not recognize a split between the two groups, but those that do formally refer to the type developed by British cat breeders as the European Burmese. Originally, Burmese cats were exclusively dark brown, but years of selective breeding have produced a wide variety of colours. Different associations have different rules about which of these count as Burmese. Burmese cats are known for being sociable and friendly with humans, as well as very intelligent. They are also very vocal, and often call to their owners.

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