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A Brief History of the Myanmar Language

The Myanmar language, also commonly known as Burmese, is spoken by approximately 43 million people worldwide, most of whom reside in or around Myanmar. With such a comparatively small population of speakers, it’s no surprise that the fascinating history of this language isn’t particularly well-known! But if you’ve decided to take on the wonderful challenge…

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Travel to Myanmar: Burmese Culture Survival Guide

If you’re traveling to Myanmar anytime in the near future, you’re probably wondering about the culture and language of this amazing Southeast Asian nation. And while in some ways Myanmar is culturally similar to the surrounding Asian countries of India, China, and Thailand, Burma also retains a great deal of distinctive, original cultural aspects that…

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Did You Know…? 5 Fun Facts About the Burmese Language

Burmese is a language spoken in the country of Myanmar, a Southeast Asian nation with a population of approximately 53 million people and home to 135 different ethnic groups. The largest ethnic group in Myanmar is the Bamar, who were the original native speakers of Burmese. Now, Burmese is often called “Myanmar” because it is…

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Myanmar Language Learning Hacks

The Myanmar language, otherwise known as Burmese, is a unique and distinctive language that hails from the Southeast Asian country of the same name (Myanmar). Because there are so few speakers of this language — and because most Burmese speakers live in Myanmar — it can be difficult to learn the Myanmar language to a…

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Where is Myanmar (Burma) and What is Burmese?

Myanmar is a country sought after by many a traveler, and with its beauty and allure, it’s a shocker that more people don’t know about Burma! When I tell people that I’m from Myanmar, they’re usually pretty surprised. Normally, the first question out of their mouths is, “Where is Myanmar?” And I’m more than happy…

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8 Reasons Why You Should Learn Burmese

Burmese is the language of Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country that foreigners couldn’t even travel to until 2012 without special permits and permissions. With a uniquely preserved culture and a diverse range of ethnic groups, Myanmar is a special country unlike any other in the world! Burmese, the official language of Myanmar, is spoken as…

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Burmese Language Basics

Burmese Language Basics As an English-speaker, when you first get started learning the Burmese language, it can be daunting to consider the strange letters, the tones, and the idea of 14 different vowel sounds, many of which are completely unfamiliar to new students. But, believe it or not, it is possible for English-speakers to learn…

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Learn Burmese Online

Learning Burmese Online Learning Burmese is challenging, not only because the language is difficult, but also because it can be hard to find a Burmese Language Instructor. While many people are interested in learning Burmese, a lot of those people plan to travel to or live outside of Yangon or Mandalay and they therefore can’t…

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