Associations to the word «Shan»


SHAN, adjective. (Geordie) unfair, harsh
SHAN, adjective. (Hartlepool) poor
SHAN, proper noun. A people living primarily in the Shan State of Myanmar (also known as Burma), and in adjacent areas of China, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, with about 6 million people.
SHAN, proper noun. The language of this people, in the Tai-Kadai language family.
SHAN, proper noun. A state in Thailand.
SHAN, noun. A member of this people.
SHAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Shan people or the Shan language.
SHAN VAN VOCHT, proper noun. Ireland

Dictionary definition

SHAN, noun. A branch of the Tai languages.

Wise words

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Florence Scovel Shinn