Type Country
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmjɑn.ˌmɑɹ/(American English) /ˈmjæn.ˌmɑɹ/(American English) /ˈmjæn.ˌmɑː/(British English) /ˈmaɪ.æn.ˌmɑː/(British English) /ˈmjan.maːɐ̯/(German) /ˌmi.ɑn.ˈmɑr/(Dutch) /ˈmi.ˌɑn.mɑr/(Dutch) /mjan.maʁ/(French) /ˈmɪ.jan.mar/(Czech)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Burmese မြန်မာ (Myanma), the name of the main Burmese ethnic group (also called the Bamar), which is of unknown origin. This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia. It was formerly called Burma, derived from a variant of this term.

Related Names

VariantsBurma(English) Birmania(Spanish) Birmania(Italian) Birmânia, Mianmá, Mianmar(Portuguese) Birma(German) Birmanie(French)
Other Languages & CulturesMiyanmar(Bengali) Mjanmar(Bosnian) Mianmar(Bulgarian) Myanma, Bama(Burmese) Miandian(Chinese) Mjanmar, Mijanmar(Croatian) Mianmar(Hungarian) Miyanma(Khmer) Mjanmar(Macedonian) Mjanmar, Mijanmar(Serbian) Mjanmar(Slovene) Miyanma, Pama(Thai)
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Entry updated April 23, 2024