ပါး

See also: ပါ

BurmeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Sichuan Yi (bbo), Jingpho pha (thin), Drung ba (thin) (> svba (to make thin)), S'gaw Karen ဘူ (bu, thin).

AdjectiveEdit

ပါး (pa:)

  1. thin (having little thickness; very narrow; slender)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m/s-ba (cheek).

NounEdit

 
ပါး

ပါး (pa:)

  1. cheek (soft skin on each side of the face, below the eyes)

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

ClassifierEdit

ပါး (pa:)

  1. (Buddhism, nobility, honorific) numeral classifier for sacred objects or persons
DescendantsEdit
  • Shan: ပႃး (páa)

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