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Line breaks: Ta|laing
Pronunciation: /təˈlʌɪŋ

Definition of Talaing in English:

noun (plural same or Talaings) & adjective

Another term for Mon.
Example sentences
  • The Talaings were regarded as superior boatmen, but not seamen, and made extensive use of war canoes.
  • Today, most of the Talaing are the descendants of the fugitives who fled from the Burmese.
  • Pegu itself is said to have been founded by two Mon princes in 573, as the first capital of Talaings.


the name in Burmese.

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