လိပ်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leɪʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: lip • ALA-LC: lip‘ • BGN/PCGN: leik • Okell: leiʔ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *k-lip (turtle, tortoise).

Noun[edit]

လိပ် (lip) (classifier ကောင်)

  1. tortoise, turtle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Pali lipi (alphabet, letter of the alphabet), from Sanskrit लिपि (lipi, writing, letters, alphabet).

Noun[edit]

လိပ် (lip)

  1. writing
  2. address
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

လိပ် (lip)

  1. to roll something up
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • လိပ်” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 907.
  • လိပ်” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.