Peguese Version of the Scriptures
Peguese Version Of The Scriptures The Peguese is still spoken in Pegu, a country which formerly included all the sea-coast and the mouths of the rivers of the Burman empire, but the Burmese portion of which, comprising by far the greater part of its extent, is now a province of the British Indian empire. The Peguese language is supposed to be more ancient than the Burmese, although the alphabet is the same, except two additional consonants. A translation of the New Test.
was printed at Maulmein in 1847. This is the only part of the Bible now extant. See Bible of Every Land, page 11 sq. (B.P.)