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Burmese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ငါး (nga:)
    Ordinal : ပဉ္စမ (panyca.ma.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ŋá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: nga: • ALA-LC: ṅā″ • BGN/PCGN: nga: • Okell: ngà

Etymology 1Edit

 
ငါး ငါးကောင် (nga: nga:kaung, five fish)

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *l/b-ŋa. Cognate with Sichuan Yi (nge), Sikkimese (nga), Min Dong (ngô, ngū)

NumeralEdit

ငါး (nga:) (digit )

  1. five

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja. Cognate with Newar (ṅa), Tibetan (nya), and Min Dong (ngṳ̀).

NounEdit

ငါး (nga:) (classifier ကောင်)

  1. fish
Derived termsEdit