ငါး

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Burmese[edit]

Burmese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ငါး (nga:)
    Ordinal : ပဉ္စမ (panyca.ma.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ŋá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: nga: • ALA-LC: ṅā″ • BGN/PCGN: nga: • Okell: ngà

Etymology 1[edit]

ငါး ငါးကောင် (nga: nga:kaung, five fish)

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *l/b-ŋa. Cognate with Sichuan Yi (nge), Sikkimese (nga), Min Dong (ngô, ngū)

Numeral[edit]

ငါး (nga:) (digit )

  1. five

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja. Cognate with Newari (ṅa), Tibetan (nya), and Min Dong (ngṳ̀).

Noun[edit]

ငါး (nga:)

  1. fish