လောက်

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laʊʔ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: lauk • ALA-LC: lok‘ • BGN/PCGN: lauk • Okell: lauʔ

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

လောက် (lauk)

  1. enough, sufficient
Synonyms[edit]

Postposition[edit]

လောက် (lauk)

  1. about (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Mon လံက် (lok), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *lɔk. Compare also Vietnamese nọc nọc (tadpole).

Noun[edit]

လောက် (lauk)

  1. maggot (dipterous insect’s larva that eats decomposing flesh)

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