Burman

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Burman (Ethnol) A member of the Burman family, one of the four great families Burma; also, sometimes, any inhabitant of Burma; a Burmese.Burma is now (1998) named Myanmar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Burman A native or an inhabitant of Burma, a British possession in Farther India. It was formerly an independent kingdom, but parts of it were annexed to Great Britain in 1826 and 1852, and the remainder on January 1st, 1886, in consequence of wars.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
“The softened modern M'yan-ma M'yan-manative name] is the source of the European corruption Burma,.” Balfour.

Usage

In literature:

This acquaintance was one Wun Thu, a son of Thebaw, last of the Burman Kings.
"From a Terrace in Prague" by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
The next day we arrived at Bassein, one of the principal towns in the Burman Empire.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Siam, as our readers know, is an important kingdom situated between the Burman Empire on the one hand, and Cochin-China on the other.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 457" by Various
This volume is occupied with Japan, the Burman Empire, Siam, Anam, the Malay peninsula, and Ceylon.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
Burmans and Chinese are intermarrying, and are producing a most vigorous offspring.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
Venomous beggars, those Burmans, if you cross 'em in the wrong way!
"Merry-Garden and Other Stories" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
That is nothing, however, for every Burman can swim, and no one bears any ill-feeling about it.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
THE LATEST OF MRS. BURMAN CHAPTER XIV.
"The Works Of George Meredith A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions" by George Meredith
No Burman will kill a cow or a bullock, and no Burman will sell its meat.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
At the shrines, in which are always one or more images of Buddha, groups of devout Burmans pray.
"Burma" by R.Talbot Kelly
A month afterwards, Mr. Judson was favoured to complete his translation of the whole Scriptures into the Burman language.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, January, 1835" by Various
Up at the front there are some Burman servants: but a real Burman will never work.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
He next went up to some Burmans who were gambling, and dispersed them, after doing one of them some slight injury.
"In the Andamans and Nicobars" by C. Boden Kloss
That the religion of the Burman is a religion of his heart, never of his head.
"The Hearts of Men" by H. Fielding
Satan takes a long pull on Saturday and Sunday, and these Burmans seem to have a natural affinity for him.
"A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport" by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
The Burman is not a success as a caddie.
"An English Girl's First Impressions of Burmah" by Beth Ellis
Dr. Richard Nagel, of Burman, was one of the first to try such a cure, and with brilliant success.
"The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism," by Charles Edward Page
The modern Burman is a Buddhist and should not take life.
"Beast and Man in India" by John Lockwood Kipling
We described his sad end, and the jovial Burman was quite overcome.
"The Harmsworth Magazine, Vol. 1, 1898-1899, No. 6" by Various
The Karen is of a squarer build than the Burman, his skin is fairer, and he has more of the Mongolian obliquity of the eyes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

For they swore by the Holy Water,
They swore by the salt they ate,
That the soul of Lieutenant Eshmitt Sahib
Should go to his God in state;
With fifty file of Burman
To open him Heaven's gate.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling
There's a widow in sleepy Chester
Who weeps for her only son;
There's a grave on the Pabeng River,
A grave that the Burmans shun,
And there's Subadar Prag Tewarri
Who tells how the work was done.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

The sales office has just opened for the Aqua, the Engel Burman Group's eight-story, 36-unit building with ocean views from each condo.
Burman picks Clower for head UW tennis coach.
Sign the guest book for Burman Snider.
Burman and Asha Bhosle World Music at Global Rhythm.
Burman and Asha Bhosle By Christina Roden.
OMB vets Burman , Shea on Orszag departure.
Gail Rich Award winners for 2013: Pipa Pinon , Linda Burman-Hall, Jimbo Phillips, Futzie Nutzle, Tammi Brown, Skip Epperson.
Burmans GB Boutique is a new business on Green Bay 's west side.
The late General Aung San, who successfully led our independence movement only to be assassinated by a political rival in 1947, will always be a hero to Burmans.
"Glenn usurped the Treasury Department on tax policy," says Leonard E Burman, a professor of public affairs at Syracuse University who worked at the Treasury Department during the Clinton administration.
Wyoming coach Dave Christensen was suspended for one week for his Oct 13 postgame tirade directed toward Air Force coach Troy Calhoun, Cowboys athletic director Tom Burman announced Monday.
In a news release, Burman said the suspension was effective immediately, and Christensen was also fined $50,000.
The University of Wyoming's chief fundraiser voiced harsh criticism of coach Dave Christensen in an email to University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman.
The next day Burman suspended Christensen for a week and fined him $50,000.
Gail Rich Award winners for 2013: Pipa Pinon, Linda Burman-Hall, Jimbo Phillips, Futzie Nutzle, Tammi Brown, Skip Epperson.
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In science:

This language is a Tibeto-Burman language and the distinction from other language Indian is its highly agglutinative nature.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Several authors [Dmitrienko et al. (2007), Hommel, Bretz and Maurer (2007), Bretz et al. (2009), Burman, Sonesson and Guilbaud (2009)] have proposed general methods for recycling the alpha in graph-structured hypothesis testing, using very general graph structures.
The sequential rejection principle of familywise error control
In particular, we mention the powerful graphical approaches of Bretz et al. (2009) and Burman, Sonesson and Guilbaud (2009), which are very easy to interpret and communicate, and are flexible enough to cover diverse methods such as gatekeeping, fixed sequence and fallback procedures.
The sequential rejection principle of familywise error control
We also remark that the variant of Meinshausen’s procedure without Shaffer’s improvement is a special case of the methods of Burman, Sonesson and Guilbaud (2009) and Bretz et al. (2009).
The sequential rejection principle of familywise error control
Burman, C.-F., Sonesson, C. and Guilbaud, O. (2009). A recycling framework for the construction of Bonferroni-based multiple tests.
The sequential rejection principle of familywise error control
Burman, D.Y., Lehoczky, J.P. and Lim, Y. (1984) Insensitivity of blocking probabilities in a circuit switching network. J.
Loss networks
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