Sentence Examples

  • The great majority of the population is pure Burmese, but in the hills there are a good many Danus, a cross between Shans and Burmese.
  • The Ahoms, together with the Shans of Burma and Eastern China and the Siamese, were members of the Tai race.
  • It is known that to the TibetoChinese modifications of the pure Mongolian type all the eastern Burmese tribes - Chins, Kachins, Shans, &c. - belong (as indeed do the Burmese themselves), and that a cognate race occupies the Himalaya to the eastern limits of Kashmir.
  • This Thai family includes the Shans proper, and the Siamese.
  • Colquhoun, Amongst the Shans (1885); Lord Lamington, Proc. R.G.S.

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