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BurmeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

အ- (a.-) +‎ မွေး (mwe:), the latter from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s/r-m(u/i/ja)l. Cognate with Lolopo me (body hair), Drung meul (body hair), Jingpho mun (feather).

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: အ'မွေး
  • IPA(key): /ʔəmwé/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: a.mwe: • ALA-LC: ’amve″ • BGN/PCGN: ămwe: • Okell: ămweì
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NounEdit

အမွေး (a.mwe:)

  1. hair (the collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals)
  2. fur
  3. feathers, plumage

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