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-yahn-MAHR(Dutch)
MEE-yahn-mahr(Dutch)
MYAN-MAR(French)
MI-yan-mar(Czech)
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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)

Entry updated April 25, 2021