လက်

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Burmese[edit]

လက်

Etymology[edit]

From Old Burmese လက် (lak), ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *lak. Cognate with Tibetan ལག (lag, hand, arm) and Sichuan Yi (lot, hand)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: lak • ALA-LC: lakʻ • BGN/PCGN: let • Okell: leʔ

Noun[edit]

လက် (lak)

  1. arm
  2. hand

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • လက်” 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.