မန်

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Mon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali Rāmañña, the classical name of the Mon heartland along the Burmese coast. In classical Mon literature, the Mon are known as ရမာန်.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mo̤n/
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Proper noun[edit]

မန် (mawn)[1][3][4][1][2][3][1][4]

  1. Mon.
    ဘာသာမန်
    Mon language
    ဂကူမန်
    Mon people

Noun[edit]

မန် (mawn)

  1. Mon Peguan {in old lit. Reman}.

Hyponyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit मन्त्र (mantra).

Noun[edit]

မန် (mawn)

  1. charm or magical formula.

Verb[edit]

မန် (mawn)

  1. to infuse healing virus into {water medicine} by recitation of mantras to repeat a charm or magical formula recite mantra utter mystic words to heal or word of evil.

Descendants[edit]

  • Khmer: មន (mɔɔn)
  • Burmese: မွန် (mwan)
  • Thai: มอญ (mɔɔn)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 อนุสรณ์ สถานนท์, ร้อยตรี [Anusorn Sathanon, Sub-Lt.] (1984) พจนานุกรม มอญ-ไทย [Mon-Thai Dictionary]; Thai translation of Halliday, R. (1922) A Mon-English Dictionary, Bangkok: Siam Society (2nd ed.: Rangoon: Mon Cultural Section, Ministry of Union Culture, Govt. of the Union of Burma, 1955).
  2. 2.0 2.1 จำปี ซื่อสัตย์ [Champi Suesat] (2007[2008]) พจนานุกรมไทย-มอญ สำเนียงมอญลพบุรี [Thai-Mon (Lopburi Dialect) Dictionary] (in Thai), ปทุมธานี [Pathum Thani]: วัดจันทน์กะพ้อ [Chan Kapho Temple]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mon Thai Dictionary (application), based on พจนานุกรมมอญ-ไทย ฉบับมอญสยาม [Mon-Thai Dictionary, Siamese Mon Edition].
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Shorto, H.L. (1962) A Dictionary of Modern Spoken Mon[1], London: Oxford University Press. Searchable online at SEAlang.net.