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BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

မီး (mi:, fire) +‎ ပွား (pwa:, to grow)

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: မီးဗွား
  • IPA(key): /míbwá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: mi:pwa: • ALA-LC: mī″pvā″ • BGN/PCGN: mi:bwa: • Okell:p

NounEdit

မီးပွား (mi:pwa:)

  1. spark (particle of glowing matter)
  2. (figuratively) spark (something small that has the potential to become something greater)

Further readingEdit

  • မီးပွား” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 758.
  • မီးပွား” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.