လို

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See also: လို့

Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Burmese လိဝ် (liw) or Old Burmese လိုဝ် (luiw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

လို (lui)

  1. to want (desire)

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Derived terms[edit]

Postposition[edit]

လို (lui)

  1. like (such as), as (in the manner or role specified)
  2. in (a language)
    ဗမာလိုba.maluiin Burmese
    အင်းဂလိပ်လို ရေးပါ။
    ang:ga.liplui re:pa||
    Please write in English.

References[edit]

  • လို” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.
  • လို” in Burmese/Myanmar Dictionary of Grammatical Forms (Routledge 2001, →ISBN), by John Okell and Anna Allott.
  • Pain, Frederic. "Towards a panchronic perspective on a diachronic issue: the rhyme<-uiw> in Old Burmese." Australian Journal of Linguistics 37.4 (2017): 424-464.