သဲ

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Burmese[edit]

သဲ

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *(s/z)a-j (earth, sand, soil). Compare Chinese (OC *sraːl, *sraːls, “sand”).

Proto-Tai *zwɯəjᴬ (sand), whence Thai ทราย (saai), Lao ຊາຍ (sāi) and Zhuang saiz, was probably borrewed from Proto-Sino-Tibetan or one of its descendants.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θɛ́/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: sai: • ALA-LC: sai • BGN/PCGN: thè: • Okell: thè

Noun[edit]

သဲ (sai:)

  1. sand

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