Of these may be named the Tibetans, the Burmese and the Siamese.
(ii.) The Burmese are linguistically allied to the Tibetans, and probably entered Burma from the north-west.
The Burmese in person have the Mongoloid characteristics common to the Indo-Chinese races, the Tibetans and tribes of the Eastern Himalaya.
The Mongols, Tibetans, Chinese and other neighbouring nations have a cycle or series of twelve animals, viz.