Talaing

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Talaing

(tɑːˈlaɪŋ)
n
(Languages) another name for Mon
References in classic literature ?
They sat proudly behind a long table; and in the next room, so that the com- mon people shouldn't hear, they kept a cunning telegraph machine, through which they could talk to the Emperor of America.
Regardless, Mon people are welcoming the NMSP's signing of the NCA,' he said.
The first millennium is crucial to modern Mon history and Mon political thought because it is to that period that Burmese and Mon historiography dates the first presence of the Mon people in Burma.
The last dynastic king, Aung Zeya, through subterfuge, subdued the rival Mon Kingdom in the lower part of Burma and literally committed genocide against the Mon people. He even massacred 3000 Mon Buddhist monks, who were guardians of the Mon literature and culture.
This is the thesis, propounded by British colonial historians, that from the mid-eleventh century the Theravada Buddhist culture of the Mon people in what is now coastal Burma civilised the Burmese-speaking population of the interior.
And he added: 'While I would welcome Ynys MOn people getting the chance to enjoy facilities the likes of we, Jersey, Isle of Man and Isle of Wight can offer its population, surely it is up to the Welsh to come up with the goods for the benefit of their people.'