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BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Burmese ပိယ်း, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-bəj-n/k (to give). Cognate with Tibetan སྦྱིན (sbyin, to give, to bestow) and Chinese (, to give).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ပေး (pe:)

  1. to give (transfer the possession of something to someone else)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nishi, Y. (1999). Old Burmese: toward the history of Burmese. Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology, 23(3), 659-692.