ငွေ

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ငွေ (ngwe)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Burmese ငုယ် (nguy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋul ~ (d-)ŋur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ŋwè/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ngwe • ALA-LC: ṅve • BGN/PCGN: ngwe • Okell: ngwei

Noun[edit]

ငွေ (ngwe)

  1. silver
  2. money

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ငွေ” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.
  • Nishi, Y. (1999). Old Burmese: toward the history of Burmese. Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology, 23(3), 659-692.