ခွေး

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Burmese[edit]

ခွေး

Etymology[edit]

From Old Burmese ခုယ်း (khuy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *d-kʷəj-n. Compare Tibetan ཁྱི (khyi, dog).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʰwé/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hkwe: • ALA-LC: khveʺ • BGN/PCGN: hkwe: • Okell: hkweì

Noun[edit]

ခွေး (hkwe:)

  1. dog

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Nishi, Y. (1999). Old Burmese: toward the history of Burmese. Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology, 23(3), 659-692.