Wiktionary:Requested entries (Burmese)

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  • ခါ (hka) [kʰà] classifier for number of times
  • ခု (hku.) general classifier: Used with almost all nouns except for animate objects
  • ခက် (hkak) [kʰeʔ] classifier for branches, sprays of flowers
  • ခင် (hkang) [kʰɪ̀ɴ] classifier for skeins of wool or cotton
  • ခေါက် (hkauk) [kʰaʊʔ] classifier for trips
  • ခေါင်း (hkaung:) [kʰáʊɴ] classifier for skeins of yarn
  • ခိုင် (hkuing) [kʰàɪɴ] classifier for bunches of flowers, fruits
  • ချီ (hkyi) [tɕʰì] classifier for performances or shows
  • ချိုး (hkyui:) [dʑó] classifier for components of a ratio
  • ချက် (hkyak) [tɕʰɛʔ] classifier for strokes, blows, hits, points, strokes of clocks, drums, gongs, etc.
  • ချောင်း (hkyaung:) [tɕʰáʊɴ] classifier for thin, long items (like pencils, sticks)
  • ခြည် (hkrany) [tɕʰì] classifier for rings, bangles
  • ခွန်း (hkwan:) [kʰʊ́ɴ] classifier for words
  • ခွက် (hkwak) classifier for open containers with liquid
  • ခွေ (hkwe) [kʰwèi] classifier for rings, coils

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  • စင်း (cang:) [sɪ́ɴ] classifier for long-shaped items (like arrows and vehicles like boats, cars)
  • စည်း (cany:) [sí] classifier for bundles
  • စီး (ci:) [sí] classifier for vehicles and transport animals
  • စု (cu.) classifier for groups
  • စုံ (cum) [sòʊɴ] classifier for sets or pairs
  • စောင် (caung) [sàʊɴ] classifier for literary pieces, documents, letters, etc.

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  • (hca.) [sʰa̰] classifier for number of times per equal amount
  • ဆောင် (hcaung) [sʰàʊɴ] classifier for buildings (like houses, monasteries and royal buildings)
  • ဆိုင်း (hcuing:) [sʰáɪɴ] classifier for work shifts, work gangs, packets of gold foil
  • ဆီ (hci) oil

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  • တန် (tan) [tàɴ] classifier for different legs of a journey, component parts of abstract concepts
  • တန့် (tan.) [ta̰ɴ] classifier for bars, stripes, etc
  • တုတ် (tut) [toʊʔ] classifier for carcasses of hares
  • တွက် (twak) [twɛʔ] classifier for snapping of fingers
  • တွဲ (twai:) [twɛ́] classifier for items in pairs, bunches or clusters
  • တက်သံ (taksam) -- high tone in the Burmese language
  • တိုင်သံ (tuingsam) -- checked tone in the Burmese language

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  • ထည် (htany) [tʰɛ̀] classifier for articles of clothing
  • ထပ် (htap) [tʰaʔ] classifier for layers, strata, storeys of buildings, etc.
  • ထမ်း (htam:) [tʰáɴ] classifier for loads carried with a shoulder pole (yoke)
  • ထုပ် (htup) [tʰoʊʔ] classifier for packages
  • ထုံး (htum:) [tʰóʊɴ] classifier for knots, coils, etc.
  • ထောက် (htauk) [tʰaʊʔ] classifier stages of a journey, width of a point or tip of something
  • ထွာ (htwa) [tʰwà] classifier for number of hand spans
  • ထွေ (htwe) [tʰwè] classifier for varied items; melds of playing cards

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  • ပင် (pang) [pɪ̀ɴ] classifier for tall upright things (trees, plants, poles, etc); long strands (hair, thread, etc).
  • ပတ် (pat) [paʔ] classifier for weeks
  • ပလာတာ (pa.lata) palata - an Indian bread (parata), which is fried and served with sugar for breakfast, or with curried meats for lunch and dinner.
  • ပါး (pa:) [pá] classifier for sacred persons or objects (such as Buddhist monks and nuns)
  • ပုဒ် (pud) [poʊʔ] classifier for pieces of writing (such as articles,verse, songs, etc.)
  • ပုံ (pum) [pòʊɴ] classifier for piles of material
  • ပေါ (pau:) [pɔ́] classifier for bundles of seedlings
  • ပေါက် (pauk) [paʊʔ] classifier for dots or drops
  • ပိုင် (puing) [pàɪɴ] classifier for monk's robe; piece of silk used as headdress
  • ပိုင်း (puing:) [páɪɴ] classifier part or division of something
  • ပိုဒ် (puid) [paɪʔ] classifier for paragraphs
  • ပျစ် (pyac) [pjɪʔ] classifier for mats of palm thatching
  • ပြင် (prang) [pjɪ̀ɴ] classifier for doctrines, concepts, dictums, etc.
  • ပြန် (pran) [pjàɴ] classifier for number of times
  • ပြား (pra:) classifier for flat objects
  • ပြူး (pru:) [pjú] classifier for items in twos or pairs.
  • ပြိုက် (pruik) [pjaɪʔ] classifier for frequency of rain and snow
  • ပွဲ (pwai:) [pwɛ́] classifier for dishes; offertories
  • ပြည်နယ် (pranynai) [] state?

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  • ဖန် (hpan) [pʰàɴ] classifier denoting frequency
  • ဖီး (hpi:) [pʰí] classifier for hands of bananas or plantains
  • ဖုံ (hpum) [pʰòʊɴ] classifier for things in heaps, batches or packs
  • ဖောင် (hpaung) [pʰàʊɴ] classifier for units of height or depth equal to the height of a person standing with upraised hands (i.e. from the soles of his feet to the tips of his upraised hands)
  • ဖြာ (hpra) [pʰjà] classifier denoting variety, diversity
  • ဖွာ (hpwa) [pʰwà] classifier for number of puffs (from cigarettes, etc.)

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  • min zin[script needed] - a system of internal exercise similar to Chinese Qigong
  • မည် (many) [mjì] classifier for ingredients of a drug; kinds of dishes served
  • မီဆွမ် (mihcwam) [mìsʰʊ̀ɴ] mee swan - a Chinese dish of noodles in a broth served with herbs and little meat.
  • မှုတ် (hmut) [m̥oʊʔ] classifier for number of scoops with a dipper or ladle
  • မုန့်ဟင်းခါး (mun.hang:hka:) [mo̰ʊɴhɪ́ŋɡá] mohinga - a dish of rice vermicelli with fish gravy (orange in colour) and usually accompanied by coriander and with chilli powder
  • မျက် (myak) [mjɛʔ] classifier for bundles of loops in a skein of cotton
  • မြူ (mru) [mjù] classifier for pots of toddy wine
  • မြှောင့် (hmraung.) [m̥ja̰ʊɴ] classifier for longitudinally divided segments (such as cloves of garlic)
  • မြွှာ (hmrwa) [m̥wà] classifier for segments of fruit (such as cloves of garlic); parts of a multiparous birth (such as twins)
  • မုတ္ထမမြို့ (muttha.ma.mrui.) [moʊʔtʰəma̰mjo̰] - Mottama, a city in Burma
  • မြန်မာအက္ခရာ (mranmaakkha.ra) - Burmese script/alphabet/writing system?

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  • ယာ (ya) [jà] classifier for betel quids
  • ယောက် (yauk) [jaʊʔ] classifier for people: Used in informal context
  • ယှက် (hyak) [ʃeʔ] classifier for thin slices of food (such as pancake, waffle, etc.)

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  • လက် (lak) [lɛʔ] classifier for elongated items; turns in the game of dice
  • လက်ဖက် (lakhpak) [ləpʰɛʔ] lahpet
  • လက်ဖက်သုပ် (lakhpaksup) laphet thoke - a salad of fermented tea leaves and a variety of nuts commonly mixed with sliced lettuce and eaten with rice
  • လက်ဝှေ့ (lakhwe.) - Burmese boxing, Myanmar Traditional Boxing
  • လား (la:) [lá] classifier for races in a contest consisting of a series of cart or boat races
  • လီ (li) [lì] classifier for multiples, frequencies
  • လှီး (hli:) to slice
  • လုတ် (lut) [loʊʔ] classifier for mouthfuls of food
  • လုံး (lum:) [lóʊɴ] classifier for round, globular things
  • လေး (le:) [lé] classifier used in connection with multiples or in replicate, parts of a ratio
  • လော (lau:) [lɔ́] classifier for number of times
  • လှိုင်း (hluing:) [l̥áɪɴ] classifier for sheaves of paddy
  • လွှာ (hlwa) [l̥wà] classifier for layers, strata, etc.
  • လဟု (la.hu.)

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  • သား (sa:) [θá] classifier for number of ticals or fractions of a tical or viss
  • သုတ် (sut) [θoʊʔ] classifier for movements in groups or operations in shifts
  • thaw lar gyi[script needed] - a kind of local commuter three-wheeled vehicle
  • သိုင်း (suing:) thaing - a term used to classify the indigenous martial systems of ancient Burma (or Myanmar). The word "thaing" loosely translates to "total combat".
  • သွယ် (swai) [θwɛ̀] classifier for long, sinuous things (such as strands of pearls, garlands of flowers); paths, ways, methods, means, etc.
  • သက်သံ (saksam) -- creaky tone in the Burmese language
  • သိထိလ (si.hti.la.) - unaspirated?

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