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Burma +‎ -ese

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Burmese (not comparable)

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

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A playful Burmese.

Burmese (countable and uncountable, plural Burmese)

  1. (countable) A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.
  2. A medium size, short hair domestic cat breed, originating in Thailand.
  3. (uncountable) The Sino-Tibetan official language of the country Burma. Also known as Myanmar (which is the name preferred by the country's current government).
  4. (uncountable) The script in which the Burmese language is written.

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