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U+1019, မ
MYANMAR LETTER MA

[U+1018]
Myanmar
[U+101A]
See also: -မ and မာ

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. Ma, the 26th letter of the Burmese alphabet.

Burmese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ma (no, not).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: မ'
  • IPA(key): /mə/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ma. • ALA-LC: ma • BGN/PCGN: mă • Okell:

Particle[edit]

(ma.)

  1. not (prefixed to the verb, which is itself followed by another negative particle such as ဘူး (bhu:) or နဲ့ (nai.).)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ma.)

  1. Form of address for younger women; miss
    မမိုးယုစံ
    ma.mui:yu.cam
    Ma Moe Yu San

Coordinate terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: မ'
  • IPA(key): /mə/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: ma. • ALA-LC: ma • BGN/PCGN: mă • Okell:

Particle[edit]

(ma.)

  1. Alternative form of မယ် (mai, future tense marker)
    ဘာ စားလဲ။
    bha ca:ma.lai:||
    What will you eat?

Mon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(mɛ̀ˀ)

  1. (chiefly formal) father (chiefly in formal contexts)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(mɛ̀ˀ)

  1. seed
Synonyms[edit]