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BurmeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʰá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hka: • ALA-LC: khā″ • BGN/PCGN: hka: • Okell: hkà

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ka-(n/m/ŋ) (bitter). Cognate with Tibetan ཁ་བ (kha ba), Sichuan Yi (ke), Lisu ꓘꓪꓽ (kʰwà), S'gaw Karen ခၣ် (khà), and Chinese (), all ‘bitter’.

AdjectiveEdit

ခါး (hka:)

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ခါး (hka:)

  1. waist
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