ရက်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese *rak ⪤ *tak/*dak ⪤ *k-rak (LaPolla, 1987), possibly from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tak ~ dak (to weave, to knit).

Verb[edit]

ရက် (rak) (Romanization: MLCTS: rak | ALA-LC: rak‘ | BGN/PCGN: yet | Okell: yeʔ)

  1. to weave
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Inscription Burmese ryak (Bagan), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-r(j)ak (day, full day; overnight).

Noun[edit]

ရက် (rak) (Romanization: MLCTS: rak | ALA-LC: rak‘ | BGN/PCGN: yet | Okell: yeʔ)

  1. day
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Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

ရက် (rak) (Romanization: MLCTS: rak | ALA-LC: rak‘ | BGN/PCGN: yet | Okell: yeʔ)

  1. (usually in reduplicated form) quick, swift, violent, decisive

Particle[edit]

ရက် (rak) (Romanization: MLCTS: rak | ALA-LC: rak‘ | BGN/PCGN: yet | Okell: yeʔ)

  1. particle placed after verbs to denote a lack of consideration

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Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-rjak (oil, fat, grease). Alternatively, from အရက် (a.rak, alcoholic drinks, liquor), from Arabic عرق (ʿáraq, arrack, arak, an alcoholic drink).

Noun[edit]

ရက် (rak) (Romanization: MLCTS: rak | ALA-LC: rak‘ | BGN/PCGN: yet | Okell: yeʔ)

  1. extracted liquid, such as nectar