ကရင်

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Disputed. In official material, the government of Myanmar states it derives from Burmese ကမ်းယံ (kam:yam), the name of an ancient ethnic group. Other suggestions include a derogatory term applied to non-Buddhists or from a word meaning "aboriginal", or from Mon ကရေင်.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: က'ရင်
  • IPA(key): /kəjɪ̀ɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ka.rang • ALA-LC: karaṅʻ • BGN/PCGN: kăyin • Okell: kăyiñ

Proper noun[edit]

ကရင် (ka.rang)

  1. Karen or Kayin.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Karen

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