ဇနီး

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जनी (janī, bride, daughter-in-law), from जनि (jani, woman, wife), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: ဇ'နီး
  • IPA(key): /zəní/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ja.ni: • ALA-LC: janī″ • BGN/PCGN: zăni: • Okell: zănì

Noun[edit]

ဇနီး (ja.ni:)

  1. (formal) wife

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ဇနီး” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 424.
  • ဇနီး” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.