Essay About Myanmar Language

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The different language used in Myanmar and how languages affects to the unity of society. There are 11 countries in Southeast Asia that they have different languages and can divided into 5 family languages which are Tai-Kadai , Austronesian , Austroasiatic , Hmong – mien , Sino – Tibetan. In this case I will describe about Myanmar, their official language is Burmese and that related to Sino-Tibetan and other ethnic groups in Myanmar have their own languages about 85 languages because they have more than 100 ethnic groups. For education and media are used Burmese because the largest ethnic group of Myanmar or can called Burmans are used Burmese in their daily life. Around 80% population speaks in Burmese which is the only one official language of…show more content…
They are acquire from the South of India. Most of the formed words used in Myanmar language are loaned from other languages. All of these were acquired from the many different conquerors and colonizing parties that have plunged in Myanmar. It can’t also be refuse that other countries known Myanmar as a part of the overland route from China to India, different words and languages were taught or just passed to the natives. The government of Myanmar is also using Burmese language as official language but it does not use to all local peoples or minority groups. so, they to use any of the many prevailing Myanmar language selections or dialects. According to Myanmar’s 1974 constitution, “if necessary the language of the national race concerned may be used." That explains why Myanmar language has boomed to 111 selections, a number that is too many for just a very small population. Burmese are used in education, media, business and administration and to communication within ethnic groups. Moreover, English as second language of Myanmar because Myanmar was colonized by British . so, that English are influence to Myanmar. However, languages are the most importance to communicate between peoples

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