Where did Karen come from?

Where did Karen come from?

The Karen people began to inhabit what eventually became Burma about two thousand years ago. They traveled from Tibet and China and settled largely in the hills bordering the eastern mountainous region of Burma.

What are the Karen people of Burma?

The Karen, pronounced Kah- Ren (emphasis on the second syllable), are indigenous to the Thailand-Burma border region in Southeast Asia and are one of the many ethnic groups in Burma. There are Karen people throughout the country presently known as Burma or Myanmar.

Is Karen the same as Burmese?

Do not confuse or refer to the Karen as Burmese. Ethnically, they are an entirely different group and many do not speak Burmese. Although the Karen have come from the country of Burma, it is not by choice. In addition, the Karen were driven from their homes by the Burmese.

Who are the Karen rebels?

They are the oldest rebel group in Myanmar. They have formed the Karen National Union (KNU). They have been fighting against the Myanmar government since 1949.

How do you say hello in Karen?

Good morning = Ghaw luh a ghay Good afternoon = Nee luh a ghay Good evening = Ha luh a ghay Good night = Na luh a ghay What is your name? = Na mee dee leh?

What does it mean when you are a Karen?

Karen is a pejorative slang term for an obnoxious, angry, entitled, and often racist middle-aged white woman who uses her privilege to get her way or police other people’s behaviors.

Who is the leader of the Karens?

Karen National Liberation Army
Flag of the Karen National Liberation Army
Leaders Saw Mutu Say Poe Bo Mya (1976–2000) Saw Ba U Gyi † (1949–1950)
Dates of operation 1949 – present
Headquarters Lay Wah Manerplaw (until 1995)

What does saw mean in Karen?

Meanings of Some Common Karen Names.  Naw – Miss/Mrs.  Saw – Mr.  Paw – flower.

How are u in Karen?

How are you? = Na oh sue oh klay ah?