Associations to the word «Burmese»


BURMESE, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Burma (or Myanmar), the Burmese people or the Burmese language.
BURMESE, noun. A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.
BURMESE, noun. A medium size, short hair domestic cat breed, originating in Thailand.
BURMESE, 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).
BURMESE, proper noun. The script in which the Myanmar language is written. Also known as Myanmar.
BURMESE ROSEWOOD, noun. Dalbergia oliveri, a southeast Asian tree of the rosewood family and its wood, valuable for its red lumber used in ornamental work including woodturning and furniture. The sapwood is yellowish-white with dark brown heartwood. The heartwood is very hard and heavy.
BURMESE ROSEWOOD, noun. Dalbergia bariensis
BURMESE ROSEWOOD, noun. Pterocarpus indicus
BURMESE ROSEWOOD, noun. (uncountable) The wood of such trees.

Dictionary definition

BURMESE, noun. A native or inhabitant of Myanmar.
BURMESE, noun. The official language of Burma.
BURMESE, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people; "the Burmese capital"; "Burmese tonal languages".

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Leo Tolstoy