တည်

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Pali tinduka (Diospyros malabarica), from Sanskrit तिन्दुक (tinduka, Diospyros malabarica)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: တယ်
  • IPA(key): /tɛ̀/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: tany • ALA-LC: taññ‘ • BGN/PCGN: tè • Okell: te

Noun[edit]

တည် (tany)

  1. Diospyros burmanica, a species of persimmon

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: တီ
  • IPA(key): /tì/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: tany • ALA-LC: taññ‘ • BGN/PCGN: ti • Okell: ti

Verb[edit]

တည် (tany)

  1. to place (on a fire or stove top for cooking)
  2. to depend on

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

တည် (tany)

  1. to build
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