Arakanese language

Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Bangladesh, India and Myanmar

Arakanese (also known as Rakhine) is a language closely related to Burmese. It is often considered a dialect of Burmese.[1] "Arakan" is the former name for the Rakhine region.


  1. Okell, John (1995). "Three Burmese Dialects" (PDF). Papers in Southeast Asian Linguistics. 13.