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Audio Pronunciation
Ah1 "a" in "art" with silent "rt"
Ah2 "ar" in "Argentina" with silent "r"
Ah3 "ar" in "Artist" with slilent "r"
De1 "de" in "deep" with silent "p"
De2 "de" as in "demote"; "demand"
De3 "dee" as in "deer"; "decent"
Ko1 "colt" with silent "lt"
Ko2 as in "co-author"; "cocaine"
Ko3 "cold" wit silent "ld"
Yu1 "u" in "Youth" with silent "th"
Yu2 "u" as in "university"; "utensil"
Yu3 "u" as in "user"; "Unix"
Shan1 as in "shunt" with silent "t"
Shan2 "shun" as in "chandelier"
Shan3 as in "shun"
Au1 as in "auction"
Au2 as in "Australia";"auditor"
Au3 as in "August"
May1 "maize" with silent "ze"
May2 "may" as in "May I?"
May3 "ay" in "amazing"
Sin1 "sink" with silent "k"
Sin2 "sin" as in "sincerely"
Sin3 "sin" as in "sinful"; "Singapore"
Un1 "aunt" with silent "t"
Un2 "un" in "understanding"; "umbrella"
Un3 "un" as in "under"
Meare1 "melt" with silent "lt"
Meare2 "mel" in "Melbourne" with silent "l"
Meare3 "mare" of "nightmare"
Tain1 "taint" with silent "t"
Tain2 "tain" as in "Captain"
Tain3 "tain" as in "maintain"
Bine1 "Bryant" without "r"
Bine2 as in "carbine"
Bine3 as in "combine"
Dome1 as in "don't"
Dome2 close to "dominate"
Dome3 as in "dome"
Toon1 "doont" in "couldn't"
Toon2 "mon" in "monastery"
Toon3 "oon" as in "cartoon"
Koun1 "count" with silent "t"
Koun2 "coun" in "counter-strike"
Koun3 "coun" as in "counsel"
ate cake, jade, eight, paid, bake
et wet, set, mad, yet
oot cook, put, look
out out, south, mouse, doubt
ike/ite sight, pipe, night, dice, like
ut up, nut, sucks
oat oat, coat, goat, soak
it it, pit, sit

Top 10 Words for Beginners

  1. ကုန် | kone2 - run out MP3 Audio File
  2. ခုံ | khone2 - seat MP3 Audio File
  3. ဆုံး | hsone3 - pass away MP3 Audio File
  4. ပုံ | pone2 - picture MP3 Audio File
  5. ပြုံး | pyone3 - smile MP3 Audio File
  6. မုန့် | mone1 - snack MP3 Audio File
  7. ယုံ | yone2 - believe MP3 Audio File
  8. ရုံး | yone3 - office MP3 Audio File
  9. လုံး | lone3 - spherical MP3 Audio File
  10. သုံး | thone3 - use; three MP3 Audio File

Yangon | ရန်ကုန်

Yangon, the home of Shwedagon Pagoda with the population of over 5 million is the largest city in Myanmar. It was founded by Mon people in early 11th century, and it was known as ဒဂုံ | da1-gome2 - Dagon.

In AD 1755, King အလောင်းဘုရား | a-loun3 pfa1-ya3 - Alaungpaya from upper Burma conquered Dagon, and renamed it ရန်ကုန်| yan2 gome2 - Yangon ( hostilities + run out.)

After the Second Anglo-Burmese War of 1852, the British renamed the town as Rangoon. It was the name by which the city was known internationally for the next 137 years.

In 1989, the official name of the city was changed back to Yangon. Less and less people use the old word "Rangoon" as time goes by. But, in some computer systems such as IATA airport codes, it still remains today as RGN.

Lesson 48: Burmese words with vowel 'Ome'

The list of Burmese words with the vowel 'Ome' sound are given below in Burmese alphabetical order in the same sequence as in Myanmar dictionary.

For words with consonant "s", "n" variant must be used as in "sone3", but "m" variant must be used for words with the consonants "d" and "g" as in "dome3", and "gome2". For the rest, it is possible to romanize with both variations.

In this phonetic group, the character or the modified consonant is first shifted into vowel u1 group using | ta1-choun3-ngin2 at the bottom. E.g., ကု | ku1.

Then, shift the word into this vowel ome group by using either | thay3-thay3-tin2 on top, or use န် | na1-thut on the right side. E.g., ကုန် | kone2 as in ရန်ကုန် | yan2 gome2.

Words using ဏ် | na1 ji3 thut in place of na1-thut is less common. In a very rare case, the word ends with ဉ် | nya1-ga1-lay3 thut.

As with many other vowel groups, add tone change symbol | out-myit at the bottom to change into the first tone.

To change into the third tone from the second tone, add | shay1-ga1-pout on the right side.

Ome1 - Ome2 - Ome3 | အုန့် - အုန် - အုန်း

MP3 Audio File

  1. ကုန် | kone2 MP3 Audio File (1) run out and no longer available. E.g., ပိုက်ဆံကုန်ပြီ။ | pike-hsun2 kone2 byi2 - I've run out of money. Related words:

    1. ရန်ကုန် | yan2 gome2 - Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar meaning "hostility no more", which is historically known by the translation "end of strife."

    2. ကုန်ကျစရိတ် | kone2-kja1 za1-yate - expenses.

  2. ကုန် | kome2 or kone2 MP3 Audio File goods and merchandize as in ကုန်ပစ္စည်း | kone2-pyit-si3. Related words:

    1. ကုန်ကား | kone2-ka3 - (commercial) truck.
    2. ကုန်ကြမ်း | kone2 jun3 - raw material.
    3. ကုန်ခြောက် | kone2-chout - dry goods.
    4. ကုန်စည်ပြပွဲ | kone2-zi2 pya1 pweare3 - trade fair.
    5. ကုန်စိန်းသည် | kone2-zain3 theare2 - greengrocer.
    6. ကုန်စုံဆိုင် | kone2-zone2 hsine2 MP3 Audio File - general store.
    7. ကုန်ဈေးနှုန်း | kone2-zay3 hnome3 - commodity price.
    8. ကုန်တိုက် | kone2-dite MP3 Audio File - department store.

    9. ကုန်ပစ္စည်းထုတ်လုပ်ရေးလုပ်ငန်း | kone2-pyit-si3 htoat-loat-yay3 loat-ngan3 MP3 Audio File - manufacturing.

    10. ကုန်မာ | kone2-ma2 - hardware, tools, and instruments.
    11. ကုန်လှောင်ရုံ | kone2 hloun2 yone2 MP3 Audio File - warehouse.
    12. ကုန်သင်္ဘော | kone2-thin3-bau3 - freighter; cargo ship.
    13. ကုန်သည် | kone2-theare2 MP3 Audio File - trader.
    14. ကုန်သည်ကြီး | kone2-theare2 ji3 MP3 Audio File - merchant.
    15. လွတ်လပ်သော ကုန်သွယ်မှုဒေသ | loot-lut-thau3 kone2-thweare2-hmu1 day2-tha1 - Free Trade Zone.

  3. ကုန်း | kone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) to bend the upper body forward at the waist to near horizontal position while standing. (2) land as in ကုန်းကြောင်း | kone3 joun3 - land route. Related word: ကုန်းစောင်း | gome3-zoun3 - slope. (3) to put full effort. E.g., ဒီလူ တချိန်လုံး အလုပ်ပဲ ကုန်းလုပ်နေတယ်။ | de2 lu2 ta1-chain2-lone3 a-loat beare3 kone3 loat nay2 deare2 - This man is a workaholic. He's working all the time. Other usage: ကုန်းဘောင်ကြီးကြော် | kone3 boun2 ji3 kjau2 MP3 Audio File - Gongbao Diced Chicken. (A Chinese cuisine prepared by cutting boneless chicken into tubes and stir-fry with dried-red chilli, onions, peanuts, and seasoning sauce.)

  4. ကုံး | gome3 - string of garland or necklace and measure word to count those. Examples:

    1. စံပယ်ပန်းကုံး | za1-beare2 pan3-gome3 - jasmine garland.
    2. ဆွဲကြိုးတစ်ကုံး | hsweare3-kjo3 da1-gome3 - a necklace.

  5. ကျုံ့ | kjone1 MP3 Audio File - shrunk; reduced in size. E.g., ဆွယ်တာ ကျုံ့သွားတယ်။ | hsweare2-ta2 kjone1 thwa3 deare2 - Sweater has shrunk.

  6. ကျုံး | kjone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) moat. (2) scoop up. (3) work hard and take all the responsibilities as though scooping up everything as in အလုပ်ကျုံးလုပ် | a-loat kjone3 loat.

  7. ကြုံ | kjone2 MP3 Audio File - happen to be; by chance; as opportunity arises. Examples:

    1. ကြုံတုန်းဝယ်ထား။ | kjone2 dome3 weare2 hta3 - We'd better buy it while we are here. (and save the time coming back.)

    2. ကြုံရင်ဝယ်လာခဲ့။ | kjone2 yin2 weare2 la2 kheare1 - If you happen to see it, buy it for me. (But, don't go out of the way searching for it.)

    3. လမ်းကြုံလို့ ဝင်လာတာ။ | lun3 kjone2 lo1 win2 la2 ta2 - We just drop by because your house happens to be on the way.

  8. ကြုံး | kjone3 MP3 Audio File - to proclaim, especially one's intention loudly as in ကြုံးဝါး | kjone3 wa3.

  9. ခုန် | khone2 MP3 Audio File - jump. Related words:

    1. ခုန်ချ | khone2 cha1 - jump down.
    2. ခုန်ဆွခုန်ဆွ | khone2-hswa1 khone2-hswa1 - jumping up and down; hopping.

    3. ခုန်ပေါက်ပြေးလွှား | khone2-pout pyay3 hlwa3 - (children) jumping about and playing around.

    4. ခုန်ပျံကျော်လွှား | khone2-pyan2 kjau2-hlwa3 - jump over or overcome obstacles.

  10. ခုံ | khone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) general term for all kind of seats. Related words:

    1. ထိုင်ခုံ | htine2-khone2 - chair.
    2. ခုံတန်းလျား | khone2 tan3-hlya3 (or) ခုံရှည် | khone2 shay2 - bench.
    3. ခုံဖိနပ် | khone2 pfa1-nut - wooden sandals.

    4. ခုံမြင့်ဖိနပ် | khone2 myin1 pfa1-nut - high-heeled shoes. (Note: the more common term for ladies' high-heeled shoes is ဒေါက်ဖိနပ် | dout pfa1-nut.)

    5. ခုံရုံး | khone2 yone3 - tribunal.

  11. ချုန်း | chone3 MP3 Audio File - loud, thunderous noise. E.g., မိုးထစ်ချုန်းရွာမည်။ | mo3 htit-chone3 ywa2 myi2 - There will be rain with thunder.

  12. ချုံ | chone2 MP3 Audio File - shrub; bush as in ချုံပုတ် | chone2-boat. Related word: ချုံခိုတိုက် | chone2 kho2 tite - to ambush.

  13. ချုံ့ | chone1 MP3 Audio File - summarize; abridge.

  14. ချုံး | chone3 MP3 Audio File - summarize; abridge. E.g., အတိုချုံးပြီး ပြောရရင် . . . | a-toh2-chone3 pyi3 pyau3 yah1 yin2 . . . - If I were to summarize all this...

  15. ခြုံ | chone2 MP3 Audio File - cover; wrap. Related word: စောင်ခြုံ | soun2 chone2 - put on the blanket.

  16. ဂုဏ် | gome2 MP3 Audio File - prestige, special quality or status. Related words:

    1. ဂုဏ်ထူး | gome2-du3 - academic honors; distinctions.
    2. ဂုဏ်ထူးဆောင် | gome2-du3-hsoun2 - honorary.
    3. ဂုဏ်ပြု | gome2-pyu1 - to honor.
    4. ဂုဏ်ပြုတပ်ဖွဲ့ | gome2-pyu1 tut-pfweare1 - Guards of Honor.
    5. ဂုဏ်ယူ | gome2 yu2 - be proud of one's accomplishments, qualities, or what one has.

    6. ဂုဏ်ရည်ပြ ကြိယာ | gome2-yay2-pya1 kri1-ya2 MP3 Audio File - A type of Burmese verb that shows quality of something.

    7. ဂုဏ်သိက္ခာ | gome2-thate-kha2 - integrity; dignity.

  17. ဂုန် | gome2 MP3 Audio File - gunny sack as in ဂုန်နီအိတ် | gome2-ni2-ate.

  18. ဂုံ | gome2 MP3 Audio File - (1) ethnic group in Shan state inhabiting around Kyaing Tong (Kengtung) region. (2) high quality paper made from flax plant (linen fiber) as in ဂုံစက္ကူ | gome2-set-ku2.

  19. ဂျုံ | jone2 MP3 Audio File - wheat. ဂျုံမှုန့် | one2-hmone1 MP3 Audio File - Flour (wheat).

  20. ငုံ | ngome2 MP3 Audio File - (1) savor in the mouth slowly and let(sweet, for example) melt rather than chewing and swallowing at once; keep in the mouth. (2) flower bud as in အငုံ | a-ngome2.

  21. ငုံ့ | ngome1 MP3 Audio File - to keep one's head down as in ခေါင်းငုံ့ | goun3 ngome1. (Burmese custom is for the younger people to keep their heads down as respect when passing in front of elders.) Related word: ခေါင်းငုံ့ခံ | goun3 ngome1 khan2 - to endure being dominated.

  22. ငုံး | ngome3 MP3 Audio File - quail. Related word: ငုံးဥ | ngome3 u1 - quail egg.

  23. စုန် | sone2 MP3 Audio File - to go downstream.

  24. စုန့် | sone1 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] boil over.

  25. စုန်း | sone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) witch. (2) glowing in the dark. Related word: ပိုးစုန်းကြူး | po3-sone3-kju3 - firefly.

  26. စုံ | sone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) complete in number, variety, knowledge, etc.. E.g., လူစုံပြီလား။ | lu2 sone2 byi2 la3 - Is everyone here? (so that we can get going.) (2) even number. (3) couple, pair as in စုံတွဲ | zone2 tweare3 - a couple (boyfriend and girlfriend, or husband and wife). (4) measure word to count the pairs of some nouns (not all) as in ခြေအိတ်တစ်စုံ | - chay2-ate ta1 zone2 - a pair of socks. (5) to make inquiries as in စုံစမ်း | sone2-zun3. Related word: စုံထောက် | - sone2-dout MP3 Audio File - detective.

  27. စုံး | sone3 MP3 Audio File - completely submerged and sunk as in စုံးစုံးမြုပ် | sone3 sone3 myoat.

  28. ဆုန်း | hsone3 MP3 Audio File - cut fabric to make a monk's robe.

  29. ဆုံ | hsone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) meet. (2) converge; coincide. (3) confluence of streams or rivers as in မြစ်ဆုံ | myit hsone2. (4) mortar as in ငရုတ်ဆုံ | nga1-yoat hsone2 - traditional kitchen mortar to grind chilli, garlic, onions, lemon grass, etc.. Related words:

    1. ဆုံလည် | hsone2 leare2 - pivot; swivel.
    2. ဆုံလည် ကုလားထိုင် | hsone2-leare2 ka1-la1-htine2 - swivel chair.

  30. ဆုံး | hsone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) to die; pass away. E.g., အမေဆုံးသွားပြီ။ | amay2 hsone3 thwa3 byi2 - Mother has passed away. (2) come to an end as in ပြီးဆုံး | pyi3 hsone3. (3) used as suffix for superlative terms such as အကောင်းဆုံး | a-koun3 zone3. (See lesson 30 for detailed examples of superlatives.) Related words:

    1. ဆုံးဖြတ် | hsone3 pfyut MP3 Audio File - to make a decision.
    2. ဆုံးရှုံး | hsone3 shone3 - lost opportunity and, or property through theft and disasters.
    3. ဆုံးမ | hsone3 ma1 - admonish; teach a lesson as a retribution.

  31. ဇုန် | zone2 MP3 Audio File - [English] area or region. E.g., စက်မှုဇုန် | set-hmu1 zone2 - Industrial Zone.

  32. တုန် | tone2 - MP3 Audio File tremble; shake; quiver.

  33. တုန်း | dome3 MP3 Audio File - (1) "still" word to indicate the ongoing process. E.g., လုပ်နေတုန်းပဲ။ | loat nay2 dome3 beare3 - Still doing it. (2) "while" word to indicate simultaneous events or activities. E.g., ရေချိုးနေတုန်း ဖုန်းလာတယ်။ | yay2-cho3 nay2 dome3 pfone3 la2 deare2 - There was an incoming call while (someone is) taking a bath.

  34. တုံ | tone2 MP3 Audio File - alternating cycle of actions and thoughts back and forth. E.g., ချီတုံချတုံ | chi2-tone2 cha1-tone2 - undecided and in dilemma (the repeated act of picking up something and dropping it, picking it up again and dropping it, etc..)

  35. တုံ့ | tone1 - MP3 Audio File (1) give something back in return as in တုံ့ပြန် | tone1 pyan2. (Note: It could be a retaliation of hostility, or an act to show the gratitude and return in kindness.) (2) hesitate. Related word: နှေးတုံ့နှေးတုံ့ | hnay3-tone1 hnay3-tone1 - haltingly.

  36. တုံး | tone3 - MP3 Audio File (1) chop; cut. E.g., အသားကို စဉ်းတုံးပေါ်မှာ တုံးပါ။ | a-tha3 go2 sin3-dome3 pau2 hma2 tone3 ba2 - Cut the meat on the chopping board. (2) out of season. E.g., သရက်သီး တုံးသွားပြီ။ | tha1-yet-thi3 tone3 thwa3 byi2 - Mangoes are out of season. (3) stupid. E.g., ဒီငနဲ အတော် တုံးတာပဲ။ | de2 nga1-neare3 a-tau2 tone3 ta2 beare3 - [Slang] What a stupid chap he is! (4) blunt as in တုံးတိ | dome3-di1 - speak bluntly; object having blunt (rounded) end. Other usages:

    1. ကိုယ်တုံးလုံး | ko2 tone3-lone3 - in the nude.
    2. တုံးလုံးလှဲ | tone3-lone3 hleare3 - lie down at full length.

  37. ထုန် | htone2 MP3 Audio File - as in မေထုန် | may2 htone2 - (1) [astrology] Germini, the third sign of zodiac. (2) sexual intercourse.

  38. ထုံ | htone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) be numbed. Related word: ထုံဆေး | htone2 hsay3 - local anesthetic. (2) permeate or infused with scent, fragrance, etc.. Other Usage: ထုံနာစို | htone2 na2 so2 MP3 Audio File - beri-beri (Avitaminosis).

  39. ထုံး | htone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) to make a knot of thread, rope, or hair. Related word: ဆံထုံး | za1 dome3 - a type of hair style where long hair (of female) is coiled and tied on top of the head. (2) lime (a white crystalline oxide.) Related word: ထုံးကျောက် | htone3 kjout - limestone. (3) custom, as usual as in ထုံးစံ | htone3-zun2. E.g., ထုံးစံအတိုင်းပဲ။ | htone3-zun2 a-tine3 beare3 - As usual, nothing has changed (and no improvements.) Related word: ဓလေ့ထုံးစံ | da1-lay1 htone3-zun2 - custom and traditions.

  40. ဒုံး | dome3 MP3 Audio File - (1) rocket as in ဒုံးပျံ | dome3-pyan2. (2) ethnic Kayin (Karen) group dance.

  41. နုန့် | nome1 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] weak; feeble.

  42. နုန်း | nome3 MP3 Audio File - silt. Related word: နုန်းတင်မြေနု | nome3-tin2 myay2-nu1 - alluvial soil.

  43. နုံ | nome2 MP3 Audio File - slow-witted; stupid as in နုံချာ | nome2-cha2.

  44. နုံ့ | nome1 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] - not up to the standard.

  45. နုံး | nome3 MP3 Audio File - extremely tired; exhausted; fatigued and bodily worn-out as in နုံးချည့် | nome3-chi1.

  46. နှုန်း | hnome3 MP3 Audio File - rate. Related words:

    1. ကုန်ဈေးနှုန်း | kone2 zay3-hnome3 - commodity price.
    2. ရာခိုင်နှုန်း | ya2-khine2-hnome3 - percentage.
    3. အမြန်နှုန်း | a-myan2 hnome3 - speed.

  47. ပုန် | pone2 MP3 Audio File as in

    1. ပုဏ္ဍရိက်ပင် | pone2-na1-yate pin2 : a type of hedge plant called ixora coccinea
    2. ပုဏ္ဏား | PONE2 na3 MP3 Audio File - Brahmin, an educated Indian elite class during the time of the Buddha and old Myanmar Kingdoms.

  48. ပုန် | pone2 MP3 Audio File - revolt; rebel against authority as in ပုန်ကန် | pone2 kun2.

  49. ပုန်း | pone3 MP3 Audio File - hide. Related words:

    1. ပုန်းခို | pone3 kho2 - take refuge.
    2. ပုန်းလျှိုး | pone3 sho3 - hide underneath something.
    3. ပုန်းအောင်း | pone3 oun3 - hiding somewhere.

    Other usage: ပုန်းရည်ကြီး | pone3-yay2-ji3 - black fermented soya-bean paste used in cooking, and usually served with freshly sliced onions.

  50. ပုံ | pone2 MP3 Audio File - form; shape; figure; picture; diagram. Related words:

    1. ပုံကြီးချဲ့ | pone2-ji3 cheare1 - to enlarge a photo.
    2. ပုံစံ | pone2-zun2 - a model or an example.
    3. ပုံစံခွက် | pone2-zun2 khwet - mold; tray or container with cavities for baking or making jelly, etc..

    4. ပုံဆွဲ | pone2-hsweare3 - to draw a picture; to sketch.
    5. ပုံဆွဲသူ | pone2-hsweare3 thu2 MP3 Audio File - draftsman.
    6. ပုံတူ | pone2-tu2 - a portrait.
    7. ပုံနှိပ်စက် | pone2-hnate set - printing press.
    8. ပုံနှိပ်တိုက် | pone2-hnate tite MP3 Audio File - publishing house.
    9. ပုံနှိပ်ထုတ်ဝေသူ | pone2-hnate htoat-way2 thu2 MP3 Audio File - publisher.
    10. ပုံနှိပ်လုပ်ငန်း | pone2-hnate loat-ngan3 MP3 Audio File - printing / publishing business.
    11. ပုံပျက်ပန်းပျက် | pone2-byet pan3-byet - disfigured; in bad shape.
    12. ပုံပြင် | pone2-byin2 - fable.
    13. ပုံပြင်လေး တစ်ခု | pone2-pyin2-lay3 ta1 khu1 MP3 Audio File - a story.
    14. ပုံမှန် | pone2-hman2 - regular; back to normal.

    15. ပုံသေ | pone2-thay2 - fixed; constant; regarded as unchanging as in ပုံသေလစာ | pone2-thay2 lah1-za2 - fixed salary.

    16. ပုံသေနည်း | pone2-thay2 ni3 - [Math] formula.
    17. ပုံသဏ္ဌာန် | pone2-dtha1-dun2 - shape and form.
    18. ပုံသွင်း | pone2-thwin3 - to fashion, mold or shape hair, etc..
    19. ပုံသွန်း | pone2-thoon3 - cast into mold.

    Other usage: ပုံလုံသီး | bone2-lone2 thi3 MP3 Audio File - snake gourd (vegetable).

  51. ပုံ | pone2 MP3 Audio File - pile up. E.g., အဝတ်တွေ ဒီမှာပုံထား။ | a-woot dway2 de2-hma2 pone2 hta3 - Pile up your clothes here. Related word: အမှိုက်ပုံ | a-hmite pone2 - a pile of rubbish.

  52. ပုံ | pone2 MP3 Audio File - 'signed by'. This word is used in official documents, e.g., to authorize an order, and appears above the signature.

  53. ပုံး | pone3 MP3 Audio File - pail; bucket.

  54. ပြုန်း | pyone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) extinct. (2) depleted. (3) worn-out of thread around a screw as in အရစ်ပြုန်း | a-yit pyone3.

  55. ပြုံ | pyone2 MP3 Audio File - throng; crowd together; cluster. Related word: တစ်ပြုံကြီး | da1-byone2-ji3 - in large number, all at once.

  56. ပြုံး | pyone3 MP3 Audio File - smile. Related word: ပြုံးစိစိ | pyone3 si1 si1 - grin with a satisfied look.

  57. ဖုန် | pfone2 MP3 Audio File - dust. ဖုန် သုတ် | pfone2-thoat MP3 Audio File - to dust.

  58. ဖုန်း | pfone3 MP3 Audio File - [English] phone. ဖုန်း ခေါ် | pfone3 khau2 MP3 Audio File - make a phone call.

  59. ဖုံ | pfone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) a type of cushion to sit on. (2) a type of doormat made from coconut threads. (3) measure word for concepts and abstracts such as တစ်နည်းတစ်ဖုံ | ta1-ni3 ta1-pfone2 - one method.

  60. ဖုံး | pfone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) hide or conceal something. (2) to put on a cover, e.g., put on a book cover on a book. Related word: ဖုံးဖိ | pfone3 pfi1 - keep a secret from leaking out.

  61. ဖြုန်း | pfyone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) waste; squander as in ဖြုန်းတီး | pfyone3-ti3. အချိန်ဖြုန်း | a-chain pfyone3 MP3 Audio File - to waste time. (2) gem-bearing rock or earth as in အဖြုန်း | a-pfyone3.

  62. ဖြုံ | pfyone2 MP3 Audio File - scared or have negative effect. The word is usually used in negative form. E.g., ဒီလောက်လေးနဲ့ မဖြုံပါဘူး။ | de2 lout lay3 neare1 ma1- pfyone2 ba2 bu3 - This small matter has no impact on me.

  63. ဗုန်း | bone3 MP3 Audio File - [slang] steal.

  64. ဗုံ | bone2 MP3 Audio File - drum.

  65. ဗုံး | bone3 MP3 Audio File - [English] bomb. Related words:

    1. ဗုံးကြံလေယာဉ် | bone3-kjeare3 lay2-yin2 - bomber plane.
    2. ဗုံးပေါက် | bone3-pout - bomb explosion.

    Other usage: ဗုံးပေါလအော | bone3-pau3-la1-au3 - extravagantly; superfluously; excessively.

  66. ဗြုန်း | byone3 MP3 Audio File - suddenly and unexpectedly. E.g., ဗြုန်းခနဲ ပေါ်လာတယ်။ | byone3 kha1-neare3 pau2 la2 deare2 - It appears suddenly.

  67. ဘုန်း | pfone3 MP3 Audio File - power and glory as in ဘုန်းတန်ခိုး | pfone3 da1-go3. Related words:

    1. ဘုန်းကြီး | pfone3 ji3 - monk. (This word can also be used to mean having unseen power as in ဒီလူ ဘုန်းကြီးတယ်။ | de2 lu2 pfone3 kji3 deare2 - This man has some kind of power and influence.)

    2. ဘုန်းကြီးကျောင်း | pfone3 ji3 kjoun3 - monastery.

  68. ဘုံ | bone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) realm; plane of existence. In Buddhism, there are 31 planes of existence. (2) communal; public property. E.g., ဘုံကျောင်း | bone2 kjoun3 - Chinese communal temple. Related words:

    1. ဘုံကထိန် | bone2 ka1-htain2 - offering to monasteries by public donation during festive season. (See ka1-htain2.)

    2. ဘုံစနစ် | bone2 sa1-nit - public or common ownership system; Communism.

  69. မုန် | mone2 MP3 Audio File - elephant's musth; state of uncontrollable passion as in မုန်ယို | mone2 yo2. Other usages:

    1. မုန်ညင်း | mone2-hnyin3 MP3 Audio File - mustard greens.
    2. မုန်ညင်း တစ်စည်း | mone2-hnyin3 ta1 zi3 MP3 Audio File - a bundle of mustard.
    3. မုန်တိုင်း | mone2 dine3 - storm.
    4. မုန်လာဥ | mone2 la2 u1 - radish; carrot.
    5. မုန်လာဥနီ | mone2-la2-u1 ni2 MP3 Audio File - Carrot (red).
    6. မုန်လာဥဖြူ | mone2-la2-u1 pfyu2 MP3 Audio File - Carrot (white) / radish.

  70. မုန့် | mone1 MP3 Audio File - snacks and food that is not the main meal consisting of rice, meat, fish, and vegetable dishes. E.g.,

    1. မုန့်ဟင်းခါး | mone1 hin3 kha3 - rice noodle with fish gravy.
    2. မုန့်ဟင်းခါး တစ်ပွဲ | mone1-hin3-kha3 ta1 bweare3 MP3 Audio File - an order of rice noodle.

    (Download Burmese food Menu for a long list of မုန့် | mone1.)

  71. မုန်း | mone3 MP3 Audio File - hate. Related word: မုန်းတီးရွံရှာ | mone3-ti3 yoon2-sha2 - appal and disgust.

  72. မြုံ | myone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) keep mum; remain silent. (2) barren; sterile.

  73. မြုံ့ | myone1 MP3 Audio File - to relish the food by chewing slowly. Related word: စားမြုံ့ ပြန် | sa1-myone1 pyan2 - animals such as cows to chew the cud; people to reminisce about the old days.

  74. မှုန် | hmone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) become dim as in မှုန်ဝါး | hmone2 wa3 - hazy; indistinct. (2) gloomy. Related word: မှုန်ကုပ်ကုပ် | hmone2 koat-koat - sullen look; moody. (3) vision problem that requires corrective lens as in မျက်စိမှုန် | myet-si1 hmone2 - short-sighted; far-sighted. (4) small particles the size of the dust as in အမှုန် | a-hmone2. Related word: ပန်းဝတ်မှုန် | pan3 woot-hmone2 - flower pollen.

  75. မှုန့် | hmone1 MP3 Audio File - powder; flour. E.g., ဆန်မှုန့် ပဲမှုန့် | hsun2-hmone1, peare3-hmone1 - rice powder and bean powder.

  76. မှုန်း | hmone3 MP3 Audio File - destroy; crush. E.g., ရန်သူကို ချေမှုန်း | yan2-thu2 go2 chay2-hmone3 - annihilate and wipe out the enemy.

  77. မြှုံး | hmyone3 MP3 Audio File - bamboo trap to catch fish.

  78. ယုန် | yone2 MP3 Audio File - rabbit; hare.

  79. ယုံ | yone2 MP3 Audio File - believe; trust. E.g., ဒီလူကို မယုံရဘူး။ | de2 lu2 go2 ma1-yone2 yah1 bu3 - You cannot trust him. Related word: ယုံတမ်းစကား | yone2-dun3 za1-ga3 - tall tale; make-believe story.

  80. ယုံ့ | yone1 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use} contracted and shrunk.

  81. ရုန့် | yone1 MP3 Audio File - harsh; rough; rude as in ရုန့်ရင်းကြမ်းတမ်း | yone1-yin3 kjan3-dun3 - rude and violent.

  82. ရုန်း | yone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) struggle to be free. Related words:

    1. ရုန်းကန် | yone3 kun2 - struggle for survival.
    2. ရုန်းရုန်းရုန်းရုန်း | yone3-yone3-yone3-yone3 - a word to describe commotion. E.g., ရုန်းရုန်းရုန်းရုန်း ဘာဖြစ်တာလဲ။ | yone3-yone3-yone3-yone3 ba2 pfyit ta2 leare3 - What's the commotion all about?

    (2) wood, fabric to warp. Related word: ထိကရုန်းပင် | hti1-ka1-yone3 pin2 - a type of shrub with thorns that has touch sense. (The leaves will warp into closed position when touched.)

  83. ရုံး | yone3 MP3 Audio File - office; court. Related words:

    1. ရုံးခန်း | yone3-khan3 - office room.
    2. ရုံးတက်ချိန် | yone3-tet chain2 - office hours.
    3. ရုံးပိတ်ရက် | yone3-pate yet - public holiday.

  84. ရှုံ့ | shone1 MP3 Audio File - (1) grimace as in ရှုံ့မဲ့ | shone1 meare1. (2) contract; shrink, e.g., knitwear after washing. Related word: ရှုံ့ကြိုး | shone1 kjo3 - elastic band.

  85. ရှုံး | shone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) defeated in war; to lose in game, and contest as in ရှုံးနိမ့် | shone3 nain1. (2) to lose money in business as in အရှုံးပေါ် | a-shone3 pau2.

  86. လုံ | lone2 MP3 Audio File - (1) fully covered. Related word: လုံလောက် | lone2 lout - sufficient. (2) safe and secure. Related word: လုံခြုံရေး | lone2-chone2-yay3 MP3 Audio File - security guard. (3) to close tight as in water from the faucet. E.g., လုံအောင်ပိတ် | lone2 oun2 pate - close it tight. (4) knowing for oneself that one is free from guilt and misdeeds. E.g., သီလလုံတယ်။ | thi2-la1 lone2 deare2 - One has clear conscience due to avoidance of misdeeds, and live in accordance with the five precepts. Other usage:

    1. လုံမလေး | lone2-mah1 lay3 - a young girl.
    2. လုံချည် | lone2-ji2 - sarong.

  87. လုံ့ | lone1 MP3 Audio File - as in လုံ့လ | lone1 la1 - diligence.

  88. လုံး | lone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) spherical E.g., ဘော်လုံး | bau2-lone3 - ball. (2) with curves or rounded form as opposed to sharp edges. (3) to make something with rounded form such as making meatballs. (4) measure words to count rounded items including fruits. E.g., ဒူးရင်းသီး ၃လုံး | du3-yin3-thi3 thone3 lone3 - three durians. (5) indistinct such as unclear spoken words due to poor audio equipment. (6) to wrestle as in နပန်းလုံး | na1-bun3 lone3. Related word: လုံးပန်း | lone3 pan3 - struggle. (7) all as in အားလုံး | ah3 lone3. (8) reference to a single unit but significant amount, quantity, or importance. E.g., အရက် တစ်ပုလင်းလုံး သောက်လိုက်တယ်။ | a-yet ta1 ba1-lin3 lone3 thout lite deare3 - (He) drunk the whole bottle of liquor. Related words:

    1. လုံးကြီးတင် | lone3 ji3 tin2 - "O" shaped vowel shift symbol on top of the Burmese character: that modifies the character to "E1" sound.

    2. လုံးကြီးတင် ဆန်ခတ် | lone3 ji3 tin2 hsun2-khut - "Q" shaped vowel shift plus tone change symbol on top of the Burmese character: that modifies the character to "E2" sound.

    3. ကိုယ်လုံးကိုယ်ပေါက် | ko2-lone3 ko2-bout - curvy features of female form.

    Other usages:

    1. လုံးကျွတ် | lone3-kjoot - entirely as in ပြည်လုံးကျွတ် | pyi2-lone3-kjoot - participated or celebrated by the entire nation.

    2. လုံးလုံး | lone3-lone3 - absolutely none. E.g., တစ်လလုံး မိုးလုံးလုံးမရွာဘူး။ | ta1-lah1-lone3 mo3 lone3-lone3 ma1 ywa2 bu3 - We received absolutely no rain this whole month.

    3. လုံးဝ | lone3-wah1 - absolutely none. E.g., လုံးဝယုတ္တိမရှိဘူး။ | lone3-wah1 yoat-ti1 ma1 shi1 bu3 - Absolutely non-sense!

  89. လှုံ | hlone2 MP3 Audio File - to warm oneself near the fireplace or in the sun. Related words:

    1. နေပူဆာလှုံ | nay2-pu2-za2 hlone2 - to sunbathe.
    2. ခိုလှုံ | kho2 hlone2 - take refuge or shelter.

  90. လှုံ့ | hlone1 MP3 Audio File - exhort; stimulate; to arouse as in လှုံ့ဆော် | hlone1-zau2.

  91. ဝုန်း | wone3 MP3 Audio File - sudden appearance with a loud noise. ဝုန်းဝုန်းဒိုင်းဒိုင်း | wone3-wone3 dine3-dine3 - commotion.

  92. သုဉ် | thone2 MP3 Audio File - zero; abbreviated form of သုည | thone2 nya1.

  93. သုဉ်း | thone3 MP3 Audio File - become extinct.

  94. သုန် | thone2 MP3 Audio File - gloomy face. Other usages:

    1. မုတ်သုန် | moat-thone2 - monsoon.
    2. ဝသုန် | wa1-thone2 - [Pali] earth.

  95. သုန့် | thone1 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] wrinkle.

  96. သုံ့ | thone1 MP3 Audio File - prisoner-of-war as in သုံ့ပန်း | thone1-bun3.

  97. သုံး | thone3 MP3 Audio File - (1) to use; to utilize as in သုံးစွဲ | thone3-sweare3, or အသုံးပြု | a-thone1-pyu1. Related word: အသုံးမကျ | a-thone1-ma1-kja1 - useless. (2) to enjoy a good meal as in သုံးဆောင် | thone3-hsoun2. (3) usage of a word in dictionary definition with example as in အသုံးအနှုန်း | a-thone3-a-hnome3. (4) to squander money as in သုံးဖြုန်း | thone3-pfyone3. (5) repeatedly feel with hand, or to contemplate as in သုံးသပ် | thone3-thut.

  98. သုံး | thone3 MP3 Audio File - "three" written in numerical form as = 3. Related word: သုံးထပ်သား | thone3-htut tha3 - plywood. (Refer to lesson 12 for numbers thirteen, thirty, three thousand, and thirty thousand.)

  99. ဟုံ | hone2 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] too many in bad sense.

  100. အုန်း | ome3 MP3 Audio File - coconut. Related words:

    1. အုန်းနို့ | ome3-no1 MP3 Audio File - Coconut milk.

    2. အုန်းနို့ခေါက်ဆွဲ | ome3-no1 khout-hsweare3 MP3 Audio File - Burmese traditional noodle with chicken in gravy that contains coconut milk.

    3. အုန်းရည် | ome3-yay2 MP3 Audio File - coconut water (served as fruit juice.)

    Other usage: အုန်းအုန်းကျွတ်ကျွတ် | ome3-ome3 kjoot-kjoot - noisily, especially by a large crowd.

  101. အုံ | ome2 MP3 Audio File - (1) gather into a crowd. (2) housing as in အဆောက်အအုံ | a-hsout a-ome2. Related word: ပျားအုံ | pya3 ome2 - bee hive.

  102. ဥုံ | ome2 MP3 Audio File - magic word used by wizards, etc..

  103. အုံ့ | ome1 MP3 Audio File - overcast with rain clouds as in မိုးအုံ့ | mo3 ome1.

  104. အုံး | ome3 MP3 Audio File - to rest the head on something. Related word: ခေါင်းအုံး | goun3 ome3 - pillow.