Kayahs


Kayahs
   See Karennis

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Karennis —    (Kayahs)    An ethnic minority nationality who live largely in Kayah (Karenni) State and are closely related linguistically and culturally to the Karens (Kayins). In the Burmese (Myanmar) language, Karenni means Red Karens, referring to their… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Karens — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Karen. Les Karens (autodénomination : Pwa Ka Nyaw Po), nommés Kariangs (กะเหรี่ยง) ou Yangs par les Thaïs, sont un groupe ethnique tibéto birman de 4 à 5 millions de personnes[1], dont 90 % environ… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kayah (Sängerin) — Kayah in 2009 Kayah (Katarzyna Rooijens, geb. Szczot; * 5. November 1967 in Białystok[1]) ist eine polnische Sängerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buddhism —    Established by Gotama Buddha, it is the religion of between 85 to 90 percent of Burma s people. Burmese Buddhism, like that of Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Cambodia, is of the Theravada stream, although before the establishment of the Pagan… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Kayah (Karenni) State —    One of Burma s 14 states and divisions, with an area of 11,733 square kilometers (4,530 square miles), making it the smallest state and the second smallest of Burma s regional jurisdictions. The population was estimated at 266,000 in 2000… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Panglong Conference —    (1947)    Although a first Panglong Conference was held in March 1946, the term is generally used to refer to the second conference, held February 7 12, 1947, at the town of the same name in what is now Shan State. At the conference, Aung San… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)