ဘာသာစကား

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Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A compound of ဘာသာ (bhasa) +‎ စကား (ca.ka:). Both elements mean ‘language’, but ဘာသာ (bhasa) is a loanword from Pali, while စကား (ca.ka:) is a native Burmese word.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: ဘာသာဇ'ဂါး
  • IPA(key): /bàθàzəɡá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: bhasaca.ka: • ALA-LC: bhāsācakā″ • BGN/PCGN: bathazăga: • Okell: bathasăkà

Noun[edit]

ဘာသာစကား (bhasaca.ka:)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)

Synonyms[edit]