ရက်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɛʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: rak • ALA-LC: rak‘ • BGN/PCGN: yet • Okell: yeʔ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese *rak ⪤ *tak/*dak ⪤ *k-rak (LaPolla, 1987), possibly from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tak ~ dak (to weave, to knit). Cognate with Tibetan འཐག ('thag, to weave) and Chinese (OC *tjɯɡs, *tjɯɡ, “to weave”).

Verb[edit]

ရက် (rak)

  1. to weave
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Burmese ရျက် (ryak) (Bagan), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-r(j)ak (day, full day; overnight). Cognate with Mizo riak, riah (to spend the night), Tibetan ཞག (zhag, day (24 hours)), Sichuan Yi (hxot, (classifier) night), Lisu ꓦꓬꓼ (h̃jà, (classifier) night), and Chinese (OC *laːɡs, “night”).

Noun[edit]

ရက် (rak)

  1. day
Usage notes[edit]

Used in compounds with numerals like a classifier, but without any noun preceding the compound, e.g. လေးရက် (le:rak, four days).

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

ရက် (rak)

  1. (usually in reduplicated form) quick, swift, violent, decisive

Particle[edit]

ရက် (rak)

  1. particle placed after verbs to denote a lack of consideration

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-rjak (oil, fat, grease). Cognate with Mizo (sa) hriak (oil, grease), Tibetan ཞག (zhag, oil, fat, grease), and Chinese (OC *laːɡ, “liquid, fluid”). Alternatively, from အရက် (a.rak, alcoholic drinks, liquor), from Arabic عَرَق (ʿaraq, arrack, arak, an alcoholic drink).

Noun[edit]

ရက် (rak)

  1. extracted liquid, such as nectar

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