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U+1005, စ
MYANMAR LETTER CA

[U+1004]
Myanmar
[U+1006]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. Ca, the 6th letter of the Burmese alphabet.

Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sa̰/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ca. • ALA-LC: ca • BGN/PCGN: sa. • Okell:
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

(ca.)

  1. to begin; to start.
    Synonym: ဦး (u:)
    Antonym: ဆုံး (hcum:)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Mon: (ca /caʔ/)

Verb[edit]

(ca.)

  1. euphonic
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal affix[edit]

(ca.)

  1. interrogative
    Synonym: လား (la:)
    ကြားပါkra:paca.do/did you hear it?
    တွေ့ပါtwe.paca.do/did you find it?
    မြင်ပါmrangpaca.do/did you see it?
    ရှိပါhri.paca.is it there?

References[edit]


Mon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *caʔ (to eat). Cognate with Khmer ស៊ី (sii).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɕiəʔ/
    Note: This pronunciation was developed from Middle Mon in a phonetically irregular manner.[1]
  • (Myanmar) IPA(key): /cɛˀ/
  • (Thailand) IPA(key): /ceaʔ/[2]

Verb[edit]

(ca)

  1. to eat.[3]
  2. to live on, to live (by the revenues of something)
  3. to divide (in arithmetic).
  4. to take (in chess and other games)
Derived terms[edit]

(Verbs)

(Nouns)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Burmese (ca.).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

(ca)

  1. to begin; to start.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jenny, Mathias (2005) The verb system of Mon, University of Zurich, DOI:10.5167/uzh-110202, →ISBN, page 199
  2. ^ Sujaritlak Deepadung (1996) , “Mon at Nong Duu, Lamphun Province”, in Mon-Khmer Studies[1], volume 26, page 416
  3. ^ Haswell, J. M. (1874) Grammatical Notes and Vocabulary of the Peguan Language[2], Rangoon: American Mission Press, page 57

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. and (copulative particle)