a member of the largest ethnic group of Burma (Myanmar) in Southeast Asia.
Ethnic Burmese form the majority at 67.4%, and the remainder includes the Shans, Rakhines, Mons, Chins, Kachins and the Kayahs.
a native or inhabitant of Burma.
I tried to tell her that she upheld the only force, apart from fear and greed, strong enough to bind the diverse Burmese into one nation.
the Tibeto-Burman language of the Burmese, written in an alphabet derived from that of Pali, and the official language of Burma.
The Pali alphabet used for written Burmese is made up of eight vowels, three diphthongs, 32 consonants, and several tones.
a cat of a short-haired breed originating in Asia.
Thus, Exotic shorthairs, a Burmese or two, and even the occasional Persians can be found among the topmost branches in the family trees of many Scottish folds.