လေး

See also: လေ

BurmeseEdit

Burmese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : လေး (le:)
    Ordinal : စတုတ္ထ (ca.tuthta.)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ləj (four). Cognate with S'gaw Karen လွံၢ် (lwi̱), Sichuan Yi (ly), Tibetan བཞི (bzhi), Sikkimese ཞི (zhi).

NumeralEdit

လေး (le:) (digit )

  1. (numeral) four.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Burmese လိယ်း (liy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ləj-t ~ s-rəj-t (heavy). Cognate with Sichuan Yi (ly) (as in ꀉꇖ (ax ly, heavy)), Jingpho li (heavy), Drung vli (heavy), Tibetan ལྕི་བ (lci ba, heavy), ལྗིད་པ (ljid pa, heaviness, weight) and Naxi lee.

AdjectiveEdit

လေး (le:)

  1. heavy.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

 
လေး

From Old Burmese လိယ် (liy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with S'gaw Karen ချံၣ် (khlì, bow), Naxi leemei (longbow), Jingpho kung-li (bow).

NounEdit

လေး (le:)

  1. (weaponry) bow (weapon used for shooting arrows).

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


ShanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *C̬.lwiəᴬ (to lick). Cognate with Thai เลีย (liia), Lao ເລຍ (līa), ᦵᦟ (le), Tai Nüa ᥘᥥᥰ (), Ahom 𑜎𑜦 (le), Zhuang riz, Nong Zhuang laix.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

လေး (lée)

  1. to lick.