ဆေး

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sʰé/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hce: • ALA-LC: che″ • BGN/PCGN: hse: • Okell: hseì

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-tsəj (medicine; juice; paint). Compare Tibetan རྩི (rtsi), Chinese (OC *sʰiɡ).

Noun[edit]

ဆေး (hce:)

  1. medicine (substance which promotes healing)
  2. paint (substance which adds color)
  3. tobacco
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tsəj (to wash).

Verb[edit]

ဆေး (hce:)

  1. to wash (clean with water)