Arakanese

Retired Code (ISO 639-3) : mhv

Names of Languages ISO 639-3 . 2013.

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  • Arakanese — ▪ people also called  Rakhine         ethnic group centred in the Arakan coastal region of southern Myanmar (Burma). Most Arakanese speak an unusual variety of the Burmese language that includes significant differences from Burmese pronunciation… …   Universalium

  • Arakanese —    (Rakhaing, Rakhines)    One of the major ethnic minorities of Burma, their homeland is Arakan (Rakhine) State, bordering Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal. Independent kingdoms based on the Indian model existed in this region between the fourth… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • arakanese — |arəkə|nēz, ēs noun (plural arakanese) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Arakan, division of Lower Burma + English ese 1. a. : a Burmese people of the western Arakan coastlands of Burma who have been strongly influenced by contact with Muslim …   Useful english dictionary

  • arakanese — ar·a·ka·nese …   English syllables

  • Mrohaung, Arakanese Kingdom of — ▪ historical kingdom, Myanmar       in southern Myanmar (Burma), state whose longevity (1433–1785) provided a strong tradition of independence for the Arakan region, a coastal strip on the Bay of Bengal.       King Narameikhla founded a strong,… …   Universalium

  • Burmese dialects — There are a number of mutually intelligible Burmese dialects in the Burmese language, with a largely uniform standard dialect used by most Burmese speakers, who live throughout the Irrawaddy River valley and more distinctive non standard dialects …   Wikipedia

  • Indians in Burmese History — Indians have a long and active history in Burma. Indians have actively engaged in Burma for over 2000 years in all spheres of life i.e. politics, religion, culture, arts and cuisine and the effect can be seen till this day.The highway between… …   Wikipedia

  • Military history of Burma — History of Burma Prehistory 11,000–200 BCE Pyu city states 200 BCE–835 CE Mon kingdoms 825?–1057 Arakanese kingdoms 788?–1406 …   Wikipedia

  • Marma people — For other uses see Marma(disambiguation). The Marmas Total population 210,000[1] Regions with significant populations Majority populations in Bangladesh and Burma. In Bangladesh the Marmas reside in the Chittagong Hill Tracts area …   Wikipedia

  • Introduction —    When Burma (Myanmar) achieved independence from British colonial rule in 1948, many observers viewed it with its high standards of education and abundant natural resources as one of the Asian countries most likely to achieve economic… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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