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BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *mej (fire). Cognate with Tibetan མེ (me).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

မီး (mi:)

  1. fire
  2. light
  3. brilliance (of gems)
  4. consuming passion
  5. electricity

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ShanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *miːᴬ (to have). Cognate with Thai มี (mii), Northern Thai ᨾᩦ, Khün ᨾᩦ, Lao ມີ (), ᦙᦲ (mii), Tai Dam ꪣꪲ, Zhuang miz.

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VerbEdit

မီး (míi)

  1. to have