Burmese national language and Burmese as a Second Language
Burmese speaking countries include both countries with Burmese national language and Burmese as a second language. Check if Burmese language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.
- Burmese is national language of Myanmar.
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Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.
- Burmese is second language of Bangladesh, Burma.
The Burmese countries mentioned under Burmese Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Burmese language.
Burmese as minority language
Countries with Burmese as minority language are also included in Burmese speaking countries.
- Burmese is spoken as minority language in Mon.
Along with Burmese speaking countries check out Burmese speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.
- Continent wise Burmese speaking countries mainly lie in Asia.
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Burmese Regulator and Facts
Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Burmese language are Burmese regulators. Burmese is regulated by Myanmar Language Commission. The regulatory bodies of Burmese lie in Burmese speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Burmese:
- The naming of people in Burmese is strange. There is no last name, often name is rhymed such as Ming Ming, Mo Mo or Jo Jo.
- It appears as odd language to many people because it has peculiar pitch register, tonal form as language.
The Burmese language is derived from Pali Language and is closely related to Thai Language.