ရေ

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Burmese[edit]

ရေ

Etymology[edit]

From Old Burmese ရိယ် (riy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *rəj. Cognate with Atong (India) tyi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ရေ (re)

  1. water
    ရေ နှစ်ခွက်re hnachkwaktwo cups of water

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ရေ” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 847.
  • ရေ” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.
  • Hill, Nathan W. "Evolution of the Burmese vowel system." Transactions of the Philological Society 110.1 (2012): 64-79.