There are 2 translations of Burmese in Spanish:

Burmese1

Pronunciation: /bɜːrˈmiːz; bɜːˈmiːz/

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of Burmese in Spanish:

Burmese2

n (plural Burmese)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (person) birmano, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Ethnic Burmese form the majority at 67.4%, and the remainder includes the Shans, Rakhines, Mons, Chins, Kachins and the Kayahs.
    • The name of the country of Burma (or Myanmar, as it is now officially known) is associated with the dominant ethnic group, the Burmese.
    • They established kingdoms and expanded their territory, often in conflict with other ethnic groups such as the Burmese (Burman).
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    • 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.
    • This Burmese gets his supplies from a member of the Karen hill tribes.
    • There are more than 125 separate ethnic groups represented by the Burmese.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (language) birmano (masculine)
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    • The Pali alphabet used for written Burmese is made up of eight vowels, three diphthongs, 32 consonants, and several tones.
    • They constitute three linguistic families, Tibeto-Burman, Mon-Khmer, and Tai, although today Burmese is written and spoken by most.
    • In Singapore, a police spokesman said Thursday the letter, which was written in Burmese, contained a low-grade bomb detonator.
    1.3 countable/numerable Burmese (cat) gato (masculine) birmano

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.