ရှင်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪ̀ɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: hrang • ALA-LC: rhaṅ‘ • BGN/PCGN: shin • Okell: hyiñ
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Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ရှင် (hrang)

  1. you (singular, polite, used by females)
    ရှင်နာမည်ဘယ်လိုခေါ်လဲ။‎
    hrangnamanybhailuihkausa.lai:||‎
    What is your name?
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Particle[edit]

ရှင် (hrang)

  1. sir, madam
Usage notes[edit]

Put at the end of a sentence as a polite term of address to the listener. Used by females.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-riŋ ~ s-r(j)aŋ (to live, to be alive). Cognate with Tibetan གསིང་མ (gsing ma, pastureland), Old Chinese (*sreŋ, sreŋ-s, to live, be born) and Chinese (shēng, animal).

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ရှင် (hrang)

  1. to live, be alive
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