Definition of Peguan in English:

Peguan

noun

  • 1A native or inhabitant of the city or district of Pegu (now Bago) in southern Burma (Myanmar), the ancient capital of the Mon people; especially a Mon.

  • 2The Mon-Khmer language of the Peguans; = "Mon". Now rare.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the city or district of Pegu, the Peguans, or their language and culture.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Phillip (fl. 1596–1619), translator. From Pegu + -an.

Pronunciation

Peguan

/ˈpɛɡjuːən//ˈpiːɡjuːən/