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Type Political Subdivision
Scripts ရှမ်း(Burmese)
Pronounced Pron. /ʃáɴ/(Burmese) /ˈʃɑn/(English) /ˈʃæn/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Burmese name for the Shan (Tai) people, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sayam) referring to Siam, the former name of Thailand. This is the name of a state of Myanmar.
Added 12/11/2023 by anonymous