ဇွန်း

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Burmese[edit]

ဇွန်း

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Shared lexeme across several languages in mainland Southeast Asia, including Mon ဇန် (còn, spoon), Thai ช้อน (chɔ́ɔn, spoon).[1] This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zʊ́ɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: jwan: • ALA-LC: jvanʻʺ • BGN/PCGN: zun: • Okell: zùñ

Noun[edit]

ဇွန်း (jwan:)

  1. spoon (scooped utensil for eating or serving)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Jingpho: zun

References[edit]

  1. ^
    2015, Mathias Jenny, “Foreign influence in the Burmese language”, in International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies Burma/Myanmar in Transition: Connectivity, Changes and Challenges: