Language details

BURMESE Links (11)   Examples (2)   Materials (2)   Books (6)   
Alternative names: BAMA, BAMACHAKA, MYEN
Number of speakers: 32.000.000 (1999)
Language Code: BMS
In language groups: SINO-TIBETAN » TIBETO-BURMAN » BURMESE-LOLO » BURMISH » SOUTHERN BURMISH
Spoken in: BANGLADESH [Details], MALAYSIA [Details], MYANMAR [Details], THAILAND [Details], UNITED STATES [Details]
Description:

Burmese is spoken by 32.000.000 people. About two-thirds of the speakers live in Myanmar, the rest in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand and other countries.

Burmese belongs to the Lolo-Burmese subgroup of Tibeto-Burman, which is a top-level constituent... [more ...]


Links
1   Burma News Sources in Burmese
http://www.burmafund.org/Pathfinders/News/burmese_language_news_sources.htm
2   Burmese Dictionary
http://salika.co.jp/buruseword.html
3   Burmese Font, Phrases and Grammar
http://thor.prohosting.com/~linguist/burmese.htm
4   Burmese Language Learning
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/Burmese/language.htm
5   Burmese Language Profile
http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profb02.htm
6   Burmese Language [Bama Zaga]
http://www.se-asia.com/burma/burma_language.php
7   Burmese Script
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/burmese.htm
8   Overview of the Burmese Language - The Rosetta Project
http://www.rosettaproject.org/live/search/detailedlanguagerecord?ethnocode=BMS
9   The Linguist List Search Results for Burmese
http://cf.linguistlist.org/cfdocs/new-website/LL-WorkingDirs/search/search-all-res2.cfm?res=All&AppLanguageId=797&search1=search1
10   The Tibeto-Burman Bibliography
http://victoria.linguistlist.org/~lapolla/bib/language.html
11   Yamada Language Center: Burmese Link Collection
http://babel.uoregon.edu/yamada/guides/burmese.html

Examples
1  Burmese Language Example
2  Burmese Language Example

Materials
1  Burmese Historical Morphology
2  On the markings of subjects with high topicality in pure colloquial Burmese

Books
1   Cornyn, W. S.: Spoken Burmese
2   Judson, Adoniram: A Grammar of the Burmese Language
3   Okell, J.: A Reference Grammar of Colloquial Burmese. 2 vols
4   Soe, Myint: A Grammar of Burmese (Dissertation)
5   Thurgood, G.: Notes on the Origins of Burmese Creaky Tone.Monumenta Serindica #9.
6   Wheatley, J. K.: Burmese: a Grammatical Sketch. Ph.D. thesis.




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