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Shan – Soon Oob Burng Hangkor

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Autonomy, Shan

Soon Oob Burng Hangkor Relates to autonomy The initial element of this term, soon, means ‘rights’, or ‘the right’. Oob, from the Burmese ob, which means ‘to preside over, be in charge’. Burng, from the Burmese paing, or paing naing, means ‘to rule over, to handle something’. Together oob burng means ‘to rule, preside over, […]

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