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  1. စွန် | soon2 - kite MP3 Audio File
  2. စွမ်း | soon3 - be capable MP3 Audio File
  3. ဇွန်း | zoon3 - spoon MP3 Audio File
  4. ညွှန် | hnyoon2 - show the way MP3 Audio File
  5. တွန်း | toon3 - push MP3 Audio File
  6. နွမ်း | noon3 - be exhausted MP3 Audio File
  7. လွန် | loon2 - went past MP3 Audio File
  8. လွမ်း | loon3 - miss someone MP3 Audio File
  9. ဝန် | woon2 - load MP3 Audio File
  10. သွန် | thoon2 - throw away MP3 Audio File

လွမ်း | loon3 MP3 Audio File

When you miss someone, you can use the word လွမ်း | loon3. လွမ်းနေတယ် | loon3 nay2 deare2 means missing someone. We get that feeling when we are away from home or someone that we love.

Most of us live our lives under the illusion that our happiness, and loved ones will last forever. We tend to forget the impermanent nature of our existence until someone close dies. Only then reality hits us.

The images below are the sobering reminders. Once the most powerful people on earth, the former leaders of the Superpowers, US President Richard Nixon, and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev couldn't help, but cried at the funerals of their beloved wives.

Pat Nixon died on June 22, 1993. Raisa Gorbachev funeral was held on September 23, 1999.

miss you in Burmese

Lesson 49: Burmese words with vowel 'Oon'

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

Words in this category are first modified with | wa1 hsweare3 below the character. E.g., ကွ | kwa1. The exception is the words with the character | wa1 itself.

Most of the words will have either မ် | ma1 thut, or န် | na1 thut on the right side. It is less common to have | thay3-thay3-tin2 on top.

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.

If you are looking for more complete entries, please refer to Myanmar English Dictionary.

Oon1 - Oon2 - Oon3 | အွန့် - အွန် - အွန်း

MP3 Audio File

  1. ကွန် | koon2 MP3 Audio File - fishing net as in ပိုက်ကွန် | pike koon2.

    ပိုက်ကွန်ပစ် | pike-koon2 pyit - cast the net to catch fish.

    ကွန်ရက် | koon2-yet - computer network; social network.

    Other usages:

    ကွန်ကရစ် | koon2-ka1-yit - [English] concrete.

    ကွန်ပျူတာ | koon2-pu2-ta2 - [English] computer.

    ကွန်ပျူတာ တစ်လုံး | koon2-pyu2-ta2 ta1-lone3 MP3 Audio File - a computer.

    ကွန်မြူနစ် | koon2-myu2-nit - [English] Communist.

  2. ကွန့် | koon1 MP3 Audio File - radiate out from the source.

    ကွန့်မြူး | koon1-myu3 - be inspired with bright ideas.

    Some Buddhist texts interpret this as radiating brilliant lights from the head as in ရောင်ခြည်တော် ကွန့်မြူးတော်မူခြင်း | youn2-ji2-dau2 koon1-myu3 dau2 mu2 jin3.

  3. ကွန်း | koon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) temporary resting place for royalty.

    (2) Shrine for spirit "Nat".

  4. ကွမ်း | koon3 MP3 Audio File - betel, a type of vine. Betel leaves are used for wrapping areca nut, lime, etc., and chewed as ကွမ်းယာ | koon3-ya2.

  5. ကျွန် | kjoon2 MP3 Audio File - slave.

    ကျွန်တော် | kja1-nau2 - self reference "I" by male.

    ကျွန်တော့် | kja1-nau1 - possessive word "my", "mine" by male.

    ကျွန်ုပ် | kja1-noat - [literary] self reference "I" by both sexes.

    ကျွန်မ | kja1-ma1 - self reference "I" by female; possessive word "my", "mine" by female.

  6. ကျွန်း | kjoon3; kjoon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) teak.

    (2) island.

    (3) [archaic] cease to exist.

  7. ကျွမ်း | joon3 MP3 Audio File - gymnastics as in ကျွမ်းဘား | joon3-ba3.

    ကျွမ်းထိုး | joon3 hto3 - somersault.

    (Note: the same word can also be pronounced kjwun3 with different meaning. See kjwun3.)

  8. ခွန် | khoon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) tax as in အခွန် | a-khoon2.

    (2) strength as in ခွန်အား | khoon2-ah3.

  9. ခွန်း | khoon3 MP3 Audio File - speech as in မိန့်ခွန်း | main1-goon3.

  10. ချွန် | choon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) sharpen.

    (2) excel.

    လူရည်ချွန် | lu2-yay2-joon2 - outstanding student.

    (Note: awards are given with this title to outstanding students.)

  11. ချွန်း | choon3 MP3 Audio File - iron hook to drive elephants.

  12. ဂွမ်း | goon3 MP3 Audio File - cotton wool.

  13. စွန် | soon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) kite (bird).

    (2) kite flown on a string.

    စွန်လွှတ် | soon2 hloot - fly a kite.

    စွန်ပလွံသီး | soon2-ba1-loon2 dthi3 MP3 Audio File - dates.

  14. စွန့် | soon1 MP3 Audio File

    (1) throw away; discard.

    စွန့်ကြဲ | soon1 kjeare3 - give away in charity.

    စွန့်လွှတ် | soon1 hloot - disown; relinquish.

    (2) take a risk as in စွန့်စား | soon1-za3.

    စွန့်စားခန်း | soon1-za3-gun3 - adventure.

  15. စွန်း | soon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) be stained; smeared.

    (2) be in excess.

    အစွန်း | a-soon3 - edge.

  16. စွမ်း | soon3 MP3 Audio File - have potency; have the capability.

    စွမ်းပကား | soon3-ba1-ga3 - ability; power; strength. (Similar to စွမ်းအား | soon3-ah3.)

    စွမ်းအင် | soon3-in2 - energy.

    လျှပ်စစ် စွမ်းအင် | hlyut-sit soon3-in2 - electrical energy.

    အစွမ်းကုန် | a-soon3-gome2 - with all might and utmost effort.

  17. ဆွမ်း | hsoon3 MP3 Audio File - rice, food, and items donated to the monks.

    ဆွမ်းခံ | hsoon3 khan2 - monks going for alms.

    ဆွမ်းကပ် | hsoon3 kut
    ဆွမ်းလောင်း | hsoon3 loun3 - offer rice, food, and items to the monks (by pouring into the bowl.)

  18. ဇွန် | zoon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) [English] the month of June.

    (2) a type of white flower bearing plant.

  19. ဇွန်း | zoon3 MP3 Audio File - spoon.

    ဇွန်းနဲ့ခက်ရင်း ရမလား။ | zoon3 neare1 kha1-yin3 ya1 ma1-la3 - Can we have spoon and fork?

  20. ညွန် | nyoon2 MP3 Audio File - marsh; mire.

  21. ညွန့် | nyoon1; nyoon1 MP3 Audio File

    (1) taper upwards.

    (2) the best pick; the best choice.

    ညွန့်ပေါင်း | nyoon1-boun3 - coalition; all-star team.

  22. ညွှန် | hnyoon2 MP3 Audio File - direct; show the way.

    ဧည့်လမ်းညွှန် | eare1 lun3-hnyoon2 MP3 Audio File - tourist guide.

    ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှုး | hnyoon2-kja3-yay3 hmu3 MP3 Audio File - director.

    ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှုးချုပ် | hnyoon2-kja3-yay3 hmu3 joat MP3 Audio File - director general.

    ဒု-ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှုး | du1 hnyoon2-kja3-yay3-hmu3 MP3 Audio File - deputy director general.

  23. ညွှန်း | hnyoon3 MP3 Audio File - make a reference to something.

  24. တွန် | toon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) cock to crow.

    (2) snake to make hissing sound.

    တွန်ကြူး | toon2 kju3 - sing a pleasant tune.

  25. တွန့် | toon1 MP3 Audio File

    (1) skin to wrinkle.

    (2) fabric, paper, and other materials to become creased or crumpled.

    (3) warp; recoil.

    တွန့်လိမ် | toon1 lain2 - be twisted.

  26. တွန်း | toon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) push.

    (2) urge.

    ချောက်တွန်း | jout toon3 - urge someone to do something with the intend of bringing misfortune.

    တွန်းလှည်း | toon3 hleare3 - trolley.

    တွန်းအား | toon3 ah3 - thrust; propulsion.

  27. ထွန် | htoon2; htoon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) a harrow.

    (2) plough a field as in လယ်ထွန် | leare2 htoon2.

  28. ထွန့် | htoon1 MP3 Audio File

    ထွန့်ထွန့်လူး | htoon1-doon1 lu3 - roll in excruciating pain.

  29. ထွန်း | htoon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) turn on the light or to shine the light as in မီးထွန်း | mi3 htoon3.

    (2) sand bank to appear as in သောင်ထွန်း | thoun2 htoon3.

    ထွန်းကား | htoon3 ga3 - city or country to develop into an economically successful and vibrant state; be blessed with children.

  30. ဒွန် | doon2 MP3 Audio File

    ဒွန်တွဲ | doon2 tweare3 - [seldom used.] be in pair.

  31. ဒွန်း | doon3 MP3 Audio File

    ဒွန်းစဏ္ဍား | doon3-sun3-da3 - [seldom used.] beggar.

  32. နွံ | noon2 MP3 Audio File - mire; marsh.

  33. နွမ်း | noon3 MP3 Audio File or nwun3

    (1) flowers to wither.

    (2) colors to fade.

    (3) be exhausted as in ပင်ပန်းနွမ်းနယ် | pin2-bun3 nwun3-neare2.

  34. ပွန် | poon2 MP3 Audio File - accomplish one's duties and responsibilities as in ကျေပွန် | kjay2 pyoon2.

  35. ပွန်း | poon3 MP3 Audio File - suffer abrasion.

    ပွန်းပဲ့ | poon3 peare1 - chipped off.

    Other usage:

    ခင်ပွန်း | khin2-boon3 - [formal] husband.

  36. ပြွန် | pyoon2 MP3 Audio File - tube; pipe; water duct; straw.

  37. ပြွမ်း | pyoon3 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] be all mixed together.

  38. ဖွန်း | pfoon3 MP3 Audio File - Tibetan-Burmese ethnic group living to the North of Bhamo in Kachin State.

  39. မွန် | moon2; moon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) inhabitants of lower Myanmar who speak Mon-Khmer language. Mon people were the early settlers and practitioners of Buddhism in ancient Burma before Bagan civilization.

    Other Usage:

    မွန်ဂိုလီးယား | moon2-go2-li3-ya3 - Mongolia.

    (2) good and desirable as in ကောင်းမွန် | koun3 moon2.

    မွန်မြတ် | moon2 myut - praiseworthy; noble.

  40. မွန်း | moon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) be suffocated and unable to breath, e.g., when drowning.

    (2) prefix and reference to time from late morning to afternoon when sun is at a certain position.

    မွန်းတည့်ချိန် | moon3 teare1 jain2 MP3 Audio File - noon at 12:00 PM.

    မွန်းလတ် | moon3 lut - [seldom used.] morning about 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

    မွန်းလွဲ | moon3 lweare3 MP3 Audio File - [formal] afternoon; anytime between noon and evening hours.

  41. မွမ်း | moon3 MP3 Audio File - decorate; adorn.

    မွမ်းမံ | moon3 mun2 - enhance; upgrade.

  42. မွှန် | hmoon2 MP3 Audio File - be grasping for air due to smoke and fumes.

  43. မွှန်း | hmoon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) recite aloud.

    (2) decorate as in စိန်ဖြင့်မွှန်း | sain2 pfyin1 hmoon3 - embellished with diamonds.

  44. မွှမ်း | hmoon3 MP3 Audio File - decorate; adorn.

    အမွှမ်းတင် | a-hmoon3 tin2 - eulogize; praise.

  45. ယွန်း | yoon3; yoon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) veer off; deviate.

    (2) move.

    (3) indigenous people with Shan blood living around Kyaing Tong and Tachileik.

    (4) lacquer as in ယွန်းထည် | yoon3 deare2 - lacquerware.

  46. ရွံ | yoon2 MP3 Audio File - loathe; find repulsive.

  47. ရွံ့ | yoon1 MP3 Audio File - be afraid as in ကြောက်ရွံ့ | kjout yoon1.

  48. ရွှံ့ | shoon1 MP3 Audio File - mud; clay.

  49. ရွှန်း | shoon3 MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] - brilliant; bright light.

  50. ရွှမ်း | shoon3 MP3 Audio File - juicy as in အရည်ရွှမ်း | a-yay2 shoon3 - be succulent; be juicy.

  51. လွန် | loon2; loon2 MP3 Audio File

    (1) go beyond; exceed.

    (2) action or speech to go beyond acceptable limits.

    လွန်ကျူး | loon2 kju3 - violate.

    လွန်ဆန် | loon2 hsun2 - go against the wish of elders or authority.

    လွန်မြောက် | loon2 myout - passed through certain time period, journey or difficulties; overcome; surmount.

    လွန်လွန်ကျွံကျွံ | loon2-loon2 kjoon2-kjoon2 - excessively.

    (3) rope.

    လွန်ဆွဲ | loon2 hsweare3 - compete in tug-of-war.

    (4) drill piece for boring holes.

  52. လွန့် | loon1 MP3 Audio File - wriggle.

  53. လွန်း | loon3; loon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) shuttle of a loom in weaving process.

    လွန်းပျံယာဉ် | loon3 byan2 yin2 - space shuttle.

    (2) suffix used after verb or adjective to mean "excessive" or "too much".

  54. လွမ်း | loon3 MP3 Audio File or lwun3 - yearn for; long for; miss someone or home.

    လွမ်းသူ့ပန်းခွေ | loon3-dthu1 pan3-gway2 - memorial wreath.

Are you lonesome tonight? Are you missing someone? Don't we all have a story to tell? There are two pronunciations to the Burmese word (လွမ်း | loon3). We understand the feeling no matter how you say it: loon3 or lwun3 someone.

Missing You

Are you lonesome tonight? Are you missing someone? Don't we all have a story to tell? There are two pronunciations to the Burmese word ( လွမ်း | loon3 ). We understand the feeling no matter how you say it: "loon3" or "lwun3" someone. [33 seconds]

Posted by Naing Tinnyuntpu on Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Hun Htun | ဟန်ထွန်း
  1. ဝန် | woon2 MP3 Audio File - burden; load. suffix or prefix for employees or officals carrying duties.

    ကိုယ်ဝန် | ko2 woon2 - pregnancy.

    စေတနာ့ ဝန်ထမ်း | say2-da1-na1 woon2-dun3 MP3 Audio File - volunteer.

    ဆရာဝန် | hsa1-ya2-woon2 MP3 Audio File - doctor.

    ဝန်ကြီး | woon2-ji3 MP3 Audio File - minister of president's cabinet in executive branch.

    ဝန်ကြီးချုပ် | woon2-ji3 joat MP3 Audio File - prime minister.

    ဝန်ကြီးဌာန | woon2-ji3 hta2-na1 - ministry of government.

    ဝန်ခံ | woon2-khan2 - admit; confess.

    ဝန်ခံချက် | woon2-gun2 jet - confession.

    ဝန်ချတောင်းပန် | woon2-cha1 toun3-bun2 - apologize.

    ဝန်ဆောင်ခ | woon2-zoun2 ga1 - service charge.

    ဝန်ဆောင်မှု | woon2-zoun2 hmu1 - service.

    ဝန်တို | woon2 toh2 - be jealous.

    ဝန်တင်ခ | woon2-tin2 ga1 - freight charges.

    ဝန်ထမ်း | woon2-dun3 MP3 Audio File - employee; staff.

    ဝန်လေး | woon2 lay3 - burdensome (psychological or physical.)

    အစိုးရဝန်ထမ်း | a-so3-ya1 woon2-dun3 MP3 Audio File - government employee.

    အရောင်းဝန်ထမ်း | a-youn3 woon2-dun3 MP3 Audio File - sales representative.

    အလုပ်သင်ဆရာဝန် | a-loat-thin2 hsa1-ya2-woon2 MP3 Audio File - house surgeon.

  2. ဝန်း | woon3 MP3 Audio File - surround; encircle.

    ပတ်ဝန်းကျင် | pup-woon3-kjin2 - surroundings; environment.

  3. ဝမ်း | woon3 MP3 Audio File or wun3 - stomach; abdomen; bowels; womb.

    ဝမ်းကွဲ | woon3-gweare3 - cousins.

    ဝမ်းချူ | woon3 chu2 - apply enema.

    ဝမ်းချုပ် | woon3 choat - constipated.

    ဝမ်းနည်း | woon3 neare3 - sorry; sad.

    ဝမ်းနုတ်ဆေး | woon3-hnoat hsay3 - laxative.

    ဝမ်းဗိုက် | woon3 bite - abdomen.

    ဝမ်းမှန် | woon3 hmun2 - have regular bowel movements.

    ဝမ်းရောဂါ | woon3 yau3-ga2 - cholera.

    ဝမ်းလျှော | woon3 shau3 - diarrhea; have frequent watery bowel movements.

    ဝမ်းလျှောနေတယ် | woon3 shau3 nay2 deare2 MP3 Audio File - I have diarrhoea.

    ဝမ်းသာ | wun3 tha2 - be happy; be glad.

    တွေ့ရတာ ဝမ်းသာပါတယ် | tway1 ya1 da2 wun3 tha2 ba2 deare2 MP3 Audio File - Nice (or glad) to meet you!

    ဝမ်းသွား | woon3 thwa3 - defecate.

    အသက်မွေးဝမ်းကျောင်း | a-thet mway3 woon3 joun3 - livelihood.

    Other usage:

    ဝမ်းဘဲ | woon3 beare3 - duck.

  4. သွန် | thoon2 MP3 Audio File - pour out; discard.

    ထမင်းကျန် ဟင်းကျန် သွန်လိုက်။ | hta1-min3 jan2 hin3-jan2 thoon2 lite - Throw away the leftover food.

    Other usage:

    သွန်သင် | thoon2 thin2 - teach, especially morality.

  5. သွန်း | thoon3 MP3 Audio File

    (1) cast, e.g., to make bronze casting.

    (2) pour water as in သွန်းလောင်း | thoon3 loun3.

    ကဆုန်ညောင်ရေသွန်းပွဲ | ka1-hsone2 nyoun2-yay2-thoon3 bweare3 - Kasone Full Moon (Vesak) Day when devotess pour water on Bo trees at famous pagodas.

  6. သွမ်း | thoon3 MP3 Audio File - bad.

    ဆိုးသွမ်းသော အကျင့် | hso3-thoon3 dthau3 a-kjin1 - bad behavior.

  7. ဟွန်း | hoon3 MP3 Audio File - horn (that makes warning noise.)

    ဟွန်းတီးလိုက် | hoon3 ti3 lite - hit the horn.

  8. အွန် | oon2 MP3 Audio File

    အွန်တာရီရို | oon2-ta2-ri2-yo2 - Ontario, Canada.

  9. အွန်း | oon3 MP3 Audio File

    ဟူစိန်အွန်း | hu2-sain2 oon3 - Hussein Oon, former Malaysian Prime Minister.