သံ

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Burmese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θàɴ/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: sam • ALA-LC: saṃ • BGN/PCGN: than • Okell: thañ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *sjam (iron).

Noun[edit]

သံ (sam)

  1. iron
  2. iron nail

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

သံ (sam)

  1. embassy, envoy, diplomat

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s(j)am-s.

Noun[edit]

သံ (sam)

  1. voice, sound, noise
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


S'gaw Karen[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Karen *siˀᴰ (caterpillar).

Noun[edit]

သံ (thi)

  1. caterpillar.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Karen *sejᴬ (dead; to die), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *səj (to die). Cognate with Pa'o Karen သီ, Western Pwo ၥံၫ, Western Kayah ꤞꤛꤢꤩ꤭ (thyē).

Verb[edit]

သံ (thi)

  1. to die.