က

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Burmese character k.svg
က U+1000, က
MYANMAR LETTER KA
[unassigned: U+0FDB–U+0FFF]

[U+0FDA]
Myanmar
[U+1001]
See also: ကို, ကဲ့, and

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

က

  1. Ka, the first letter of the Burmese alphabet.

Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respellings: က,
  • IPA(key): /ka̰/, /ɡa̰/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ka. • ALA-LC: ka • BGN/PCGN: ka./ga. • Okell: ká/ká
  • (file)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The voiced pronunciation /ɡa̰/ occurs in the conjunction, particle, and postposition only, and only after a vowel or /ɴ/.
  • When followed by and , forms digraphs ကျ and ကြ, pronounced /t͡ɕ/ (in unvoiced positions) or /d͡ʑ/ when voiced.

Letter[edit]

က (ka.)

  1. Ka, the first letter of the Burmese alphabet, called ကကြီး (ka.kri:) in Burmese.

Conjunction[edit]

က (ka.)

  1. if
    မိုးရွာက‎ ― mui:rwaka.if it rains

Synonyms[edit]

Particle[edit]

က (ka.)

  1. indicates the subject of the sentence, a topic marker
    သူက ဦးမောင်မောင်ကို စောင့် နေမယ်။
    suka. u:maungmaungkui caung. nemai||
    He will wait for U Maung Maung.

Postposition[edit]

က (ka.)

  1. in, on (in reference to a point in time in the past)
    ပြီးခဲ့တဲ့နှစ်က‎ ― pri:hkai.tai.hnacka.(in the) last year
  2. from (in reference to a place)
    တောင်ဘက်က‎ ― taungbhakka.from the south
    ရန်ကုန်က‎ ― rankunka.from Rangoon

Verb[edit]

က (ka.)

  1. to dance

References[edit]


Mon[edit]

Noun[edit]

က (kaˀ)

  1. fish

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vedic Sanskrit कः (kaḥ).

Pronoun[edit]

က

  1. (interrogative) who