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U+1019, မ
MYANMAR LETTER MA

[U+1018]
Myanmar
[U+101A]

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TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

  1. Ma, the 26th letter of the Burmese alphabet.

BurmeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ma (no, not).

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: မ'
  • IPA(key): /mə/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ma. • ALA-LC: ma • BGN/PCGN: mă • Okell:

ParticleEdit

(ma.)

  1. not (prefixed to the verb, which is itself followed by another negative particle such as ဘူး (bhu:) or နဲ့ (nai.).)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(ma.)

  1. Form of address for younger women; miss
    မမိုးယုစံ
    ma.mui:yu.cam
    Ma Moe Yu San

Coordinate termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: မ'
  • IPA(key): /mə/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ma. • ALA-LC: ma • BGN/PCGN: mă • Okell:

ParticleEdit

(ma.)

  1. Alternative form of မယ် (mai, future tense marker)
    ဘာ စားလဲ။
    bha ca:ma.lai:||
    What will you eat?

MonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(mɛ̀ˀ)

  1. (chiefly formal) father (chiefly in formal contexts)
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(mɛ̀ˀ)

  1. seed
SynonymsEdit