လေး

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Burmese[edit]

Burmese cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : လေး (le:)
    Ordinal : စတုတ္ထ (ca.tuthta.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ləj (four). Cognate with S'gaw Karen လွံၢ် (lwee̱), Sichuan Yi (ly), Tibetan བཞི (bzhi), Sikkimese ཞི (zhi).

Numeral[edit]

လေး (le:) (digit )

  1. (numeral) four.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Burmese လိယ်း (liy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ləj-t ~ s-rəj-t (heavy). Cognate with Sichuan Yi (ly) (as in ꀉꇖ (ax ly, heavy)), Jingpho li (heavy), Drung vli (heavy), Tibetan ལྕི་བ (lci ba, heavy), ལྗིད་པ (ljid pa, heaviness, weight) and Naxi lee.

Adjective[edit]

လေး (le:)

  1. heavy.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

လေး

From Old Burmese လိယ် (liy), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with S'gaw Karen ချံၣ် (khleè, bow), Naxi leemei (longbow), Jingpho kung-li (bow).

Noun[edit]

လေး (le:)

  1. (weaponry) bow (weapon used for shooting arrows).

Derived terms[edit]

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Shan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̬.lwiəᴬ (to lick). Cognate with Thai เลีย (liia), Lao ເລຍ (līa), ᦵᦟ (le), Tai Nüa ᥘᥥᥰ (), Ahom 𑜎𑜦 (le), Zhuang riz, Nong Zhuang laix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

လေး (lée) (abstract noun လွင်ႈလေး)

  1. to lick.