လုံး

BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Drung tvleum (round), Jingpho lum (round) and Tibetan ཟླུམ (zlum, round; spherical).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lóʊɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: lum: • ALA-LC: luṃʺ • BGN/PCGN: lon: • Okell: loùñ

AdjectiveEdit

လုံး (lum:)

  1. round, spherical

SynonymsEdit

ClassifierEdit

လုံး (lum:)

  1. A numerical classifier used in counting round, globular things

Further readingEdit


Pa'o KarenEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Karen *loŋᴮ (stone; rock), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-lu(ŋ/k) (stone). Cognate with S'gaw Karen လၢၢ် (luẖ), Western Kayah ꤜꤟꤢꤪ (lo̤a).

NounEdit

လုံး (transliteration needed)

  1. stone; rock