ဆင်

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Burmese[edit]

ဆင်

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sʰɪ̀ɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hcang • ALA-LC: chaṅʻ • BGN/PCGN: hsin • Okell: hsiñ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese *tsaŋ (elephant), apparently borrowed from Proto-Tai *ɟa:ŋᶜ, ultimately from Middle Chinese (MC zɨɐŋX).

Noun[edit]

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) a piece, which moves like a bishop, used in Burmese chess (sittuyin)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. to adorn, to decorate
  2. to put together; to assemble
  3. to fabricate; to scheme; to frame

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. design
  2. pattern

Verb[edit]

ဆင် (hcang)

  1. to build up
  2. to resemble; to be alike; to bear a likeness to; to be similar in appearance

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