သစ်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *siŋ ~ sik (tree, wood); compare Mandarin (xīn, wood) and Cantonese (san1, wood).

Noun[edit]

သစ် (sac) (Romanization: MLCTS: sac | ALA-LC: sac‘ | BGN/PCGN: thit | Okell: thiʔ)

  1. wood, timber
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from the same root as above; compare Middle Chinese (xīn, new), Mandarin (xīn, new) and Cantonese (san1, new).

Adjective[edit]

သစ် (sac) (Romanization: MLCTS: sac | ALA-LC: sac‘ | BGN/PCGN: thit | Okell: thiʔ)

  1. new