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BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin. Formerly spelt တရုပ် (ta.rup), with earliest usage dating to the 1200s (Bagan era), during which it referred to the territory and a variety of peoples to the north and northeast of Burma. May be derived from 突厥, the Chinese term for "Turk;" 大理國, the capital of the Nanzhao Kingdom; or 大月支 or 大月氏, a Chinese term referring to Mongol-speaking Kushan Huns.

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: တ'ရုတ်
  • IPA(key): /təjoʊʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ta.rut • ALA-LC: tarut‘ • BGN/PCGN: tăyok • Okell: tăyouʔ

Proper nounEdit

တရုတ် (ta.rut)

  1. China, Chinese
    တရုတ်နိုင်ငံta.rutnuingngamChina (country)
    တရုတ်စာta.rutcaChinese language (written)
    တရုတ်ဘာသာta.rutbhasaChinese language
    တရုတ်စကားta.rutca.ka:Chinese language

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