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A. Mon and Burmese.gif
U+1021, အ
MYANMAR LETTER A

[U+1020]
Myanmar
[U+1022]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. A, the 34th letter of the Burmese alphabet.

Burmese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-ʔa; cognate with Jingpho ma-a (mute) and Chinese (, mute).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔa̰/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: a. • ALA-LC: ʼa • BGN/PCGN: a. • Okell: á
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Verb[edit]

(a.)

  1. be mute, dumb (unable to speak)

Descendants[edit]

Mon:

References[edit]


Mon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Burmese (a.).

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ʼa)

  1. ʼA, the thirty-fourth consonant of the Mon alphabet.

Proper noun[edit]

(ʼa)

  1. ʼA, the first of twelve vowels the Mon language.

Adjective[edit]

(ʼa)

  1. Unable to speak, mute, dumb, dud.

Verb[edit]

(ʼa)

  1. to private affix.

References[edit]