Glen Perkins scripsit:
> I'm wondering if anyone could tell me whether the people of Burma and/or
> their legitimate government prefer the name "Myanmar" to "Burma". By
> "legitimate government", I mean the one the people of Burma actually
> elected, and not the SLORC thugs who are holding the nation and their
> government captive and who announced the "official" name change.
AFAIK it's a transliteration issue. There is only one name in Burmese/Myanmar
script. It's *spelled* "Myanmar", but it's *pronounced* /b@m@/, of which
"Burma" (in RP English) is a rough and ready rendering.
Disclaimer: I am not Burmese.
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