တက္ကသိုလ်

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Pali takkasilā, in reference to Taxila University, located in modern-day Pakistan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: တက်က'သို
  • IPA(key): /tɛʔkəθò/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: takka.suil • ALA-LC: takkasuil‘ • BGN/PCGN: tetkătho • Okell: teʔkăthou

Noun[edit]

တက္ကသိုလ် (takka.suil)

  1. university
  2. (historical) In colonial times, a title for writers, artists, and photographers who had studied university. The title was used in front of their pen names.