မိတ်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meɪʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: mit • ALA-LC: mitʻ • BGN/PCGN: meik • Okell: meiʔ

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

မိတ် (mit)

  1. (medicine) prickly heat

Etymology 2[edit]

From Pali mitta (friend), from Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).

Noun[edit]

မိတ် (mit)

  1. friend, mate
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Mon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *rmit ~ *rmiit ~ *rmiət (Curcuma species; yellow). Cognate with Khmer រមៀត (rɔmiət, turmeric), Semai remèèt (turmeric).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

မိတ် (mit)

  1. (Botany) turmeric plant

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shorto, H.L., “မိတ်”, in A Dictionary of Modern Spoken Mon[1], London: Oxford University Press, 1962