Type Country
Pronounced Pron. MYAHN-mahr(English) myahn-MAHR(English) MIE-an-mahr(English) MYAN-mahr(English) mie-AHN-mahr(English) MYAN-mow(German) mee-ahn-MAHR(Dutch) MEE-ahn-mahr(Dutch) MYAN-MAR(French) MI-yan-mar(Czech)  [key·IPA]

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 December 7, 2022