မည်

BurmeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: မျီ
  • IPA(key): /mjì/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: many • ALA-LC: maññʻ • BGN/PCGN: myi • Okell: myi

AdverbEdit

မည် (many)

  1. how

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to Garo বিমুং (bimuŋ, name).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: မျီ
  • IPA(key): /mjì/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: many • ALA-LC: maññʻ • BGN/PCGN: myi • Okell: myi

VerbEdit

မည် (many)

  1. to be called
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respellings: မျီ, မယ်
  • IPA(key): /mjì/, /mɛ̀/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: many • ALA-LC: maññʻ • BGN/PCGN: myi/mè • Okell: myi/me

ParticleEdit

မည် (many)

  1. (literary) Alternative form of မယ် (mai) (future tense marker)

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Burmese is a diglossic language. This construct is used exclusively in the formal, literary (written) register. See synonyms for the informal, colloquial (spoken) equivalent form(s).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benedict, Paul K. (1972) Sino-Tibetan: A Conspectus[1], London: Cambridge University Press, page 31

Further readingEdit