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BurmeseEdit

 
ဆင်

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sʰɪ̀ɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hcang • ALA-LC: chaṅ‘ • BGN/PCGN: hsin • Okell: hsiñ

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese *tsaŋ (elephant), apparently borrowed from Proto-Tai *ɟa:ŋᶜ, ultimately from Middle Chinese (MC zɨɐŋX).

NounEdit

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) a piece, which moves like a bishop, used in Burmese chess (sittuyin)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. to adorn, to decorate
  2. to put together; to assemble
  3. to fabricate; to scheme; to frame

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. design
  2. pattern

VerbEdit

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. to build up
  2. to resemble; to be alike; to bear a likeness to; to be similar in appearance

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