Burmese (Myanmar) language resources – Language Links Database

The Burmese language – is the official language of Burma. It is the native language of the Bamar and related sub-ethnic groups of the Bamar, as well as that of some ethnic minorities in Burma like the Mon. 

More informationWikipedia

Native speakers: 33 million (2007), Second language: 10 million

Official language in: Burma

Burmese Grammar and Pronunciation


  • Seasite.niu.edu - “The beginning lessons are designed for Myanmar language learners who want to learn the basic skills of reading, writing and speaking the language after having completed the “Script” lessons.
  • Soas.ac.uk 
  • ILanguages.org - vocabulary, phrases, grammar, flashcards and quizes
  • Learn101 - alphabet, adjectives, nouns, plural, gender, numbers, phrases, grammar, vocabulary, verbs, audio, exam
  • Asia Pearl Travels - “Learn to speak Burmese. Learn Conversational Myanmar Language and Burmese expressions with the right tones. The Free Online Colloquial Burmese (Myanmar) Lessons with Burmese script and audio are developed by Naing Tinnyuntpu”
  • Wiki Travel - the pronunciation Guide and Phrasebook
  • Omniglot - the writing system

Burmese Reading Materials

Burmese Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries


Burmese Listening and Video Resources

TV / Video / Movies

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