Ethnic groups similar to or like Mon people

The Mon ( or မည်; မွန်လူမျိုး‌, ; មន, มอญ, ) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group who inhabit Myanmar's Mon State, Bago Region, the Irrawaddy Delta, the southern Myanmar border with Thailand, and Thailand's Thon Buri District, Pakret District, Phra Pradaeng District and Lat Krabang District. Wikipedia

  • Town in Mon State, in southern Myanmar on the Tenasserim plains. Also connected by the National Road 85. Wikipedia

  • Myanmar

    Country in Southeast Asia. Bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. Wikipedia

  • Mon State

    Administrative division of Myanmar. It lies between Kayin State to the east, the Andaman Sea to the west, Bago Region to the north and Tanintharyi Region to the south, also having a short border with Thailand's Kanchanaburi Province at its south-eastern tip. Wikipedia

  • Mottama

    Small town in the Thaton district of Mon State, Myanmar. The capital of the Martaban Kingdom (later known as Hanthawaddy Kingdom) from 1287 to 1364, and an entrepôt of international repute until the mid-16th century. Wikipedia

  • Mon language

    Austroasiatic language spoken by the Mon people. Not tonal. Wikipedia

  • Karen people

    Ethnolinguistic group of Sino-Tibetan language-speaking peoples. Heterogeneous and disparate as many Karen ethnic groups do not associate or identify with each other culturally or linguistically. Wikipedia


    Sentences forMon people

    • Having held off Ava, the Mon-speaking Hanthawaddy entered its golden age, and Arakan went on to become a power in its own right for the next 350 years.Myanmar-Wikipedia
    • Taksin's leading general in this campaign was Thong Duang, known by the title Chaophraya or Lord Chakri was himself a descendant of Mon people.Rattanakosin Kingdom (1782–1932)-Wikipedia
    • It is recorded that Nangklao verbally dismissed the royal princes from succession for various reasons; Prince Mongkut was dismissed for encouraging monks to dress in the Mon style.Mongkut-Wikipedia
    • Burmese has also adapted numerous words from Mon, traditionally spoken by the Mon people, who until recently formed the majority in Lower Burma.Burmese language-Wikipedia
    • To the north lay the Nanzhao Kingdom, and to the east still largely uninhabited Shan Hills, to the south and the west Pyus, and farther south still, Mons.Pagan Kingdom-Wikipedia
    • 1028–1043) by the Mon people, who dominated Lower Burma at that time.Yangon-Wikipedia

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