What does Burmese mean?

Definitions for Burmese
bərˈmiz, -ˈmisBurmese

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burmesenoun

    a native or inhabitant of Myanmar

  2. Burmeseadjective

    the official language of Burma

  3. Burmeseadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people

    "the Burmese capital"; "Burmese tonal languages"


  1. Burmesenoun

    A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.

  2. Burmesenoun

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

  3. Burmeseadjective

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

  4. Burmesenoun

    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. Burmesenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burmeseadjective

    of or pertaining to Burmah, or its inhabitants

  2. Burmese

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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Burmese

    bur′mēz, adj. relating to Burma in Farther India, or its language.—n. a native of Burma, or the language of Burma—also Bur′man.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burmese in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burmese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Burmese in a Sentence

  1. General Vincent Brooks:

    I literally had leaders from other militaries grabbing me by the hand and pulling me to the Burmese general who was there; the region really wants the United States to engage Burma and help them to move forward, now we have to move at the pace we are allowed to.

  2. Mark Zuckerberg:

    We’re hiring dozens of more Burmese language speakers.

  3. Margaret Hunter:

    There has been evidence of severe small mammal declines linked to the Burmese python invasion in South Florida, presumably, this trend could continue if the python population expands to the north.

  4. Ian Bartoszek:

    [ It's ] is another important piece of evidence for the negative impact invasive Burmese pythons are having on native wildlife across the Greater Everglades Ecosystem imagine the potential consequences to the state and federally protected Southwest Florida panther if Burmese pythons adversely affect the number of white-tailed deer. Officials safely captured and relocated the snake, which painfully regurgitated the dead fawn in the grass. Shortly after, the python was humanely euthanized. Wildlife biologists then performed an autopsy on the snake and collected genetic samples. Biologists are accumulating valuable life history information on the behavior of Burmese pythons in Southwest Florida, the conservancy wrote. This information is leading to the development of an effective python removal technique that combines both hunting and radio-telemetry tracking efforts to target and remove breeding female pythons and disrupt the egg-laying cycle. A 2015 photo, which was just released this week, shows a Burmese python regurgitating a 35-pound white-tailed deer. ( Conservancy of Southwest Florida) The Florida Wildlife Commission has been asking for the public's help to remove the snakes, encouraging them toremove and kill pythons from private lands whenever possible. The South Florida Water Management District even created a python elimination program in 2017 to protect the Everglades and eliminate the snakes from public lands. Approximately158 pythons were eliminated during the program in roughly two months. Wildlife officials would like to find a more effective way to eliminate the creatures, and they believe research is key. Southwest Florida wildlife officials share a 2015 photo of an 11-foot Burmese python and the body of a white-tailed deer, the snake's prey. ( Conservancy of Southwest Florida).

  5. Sao Yoon Paing:

    For 60 years, we have suffered, most of the military are Burmese.

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