One distinguished talaing officer held the rank of Superintendent of Police, though without a district charge.
Much the same may be said of the talaing kingdom in Lower Burma.
Pantanaw is said to be a talaing (and portmanteau) word meaning The abode of the people who have to use mosquito nets.
Of good talaing stock, he was one of the ablest native officers I have known.
When it was finished he returned to India or according to the talaing tradition to Thaton.
He had the best of the contest and succeeded in making the talaing school appear as seceders from orthodoxy.
This pretension aroused a storm of opposition, especially from the talaing monks.
Some of these officers are Arakanese, one a talaing; all are natives of Burma.