ဂင်္ဂါ

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Pali gaṇgā or Sanskrit गङ्गा (gaṅgā, literally one who goes swiftly; one who flows rapidly). Cognate with Khmer គង្គ (kŭəngkĕəʾ), គង្គា (kŭəngkiə); Lao ຄົງຄາ (khong khā), ກັງກາ (kang kā); Thai คงคา (kong-kaa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɪ̀ɴɡà/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: gangga • ALA-LC: gaṅ‘gā • BGN/PCGN: gin-ga • Okell: giñga

Proper noun[edit]

ဂင်္ဂါ (gangga)

  1. Ganges
    ဂင်္ဂါမြစ်gangga-mracthe Ganges river

Further reading[edit]