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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. ကျပ် | kjut - Currency Kyat MP3 Audio File
  2. ညှပ် | hnyut - cut hair; clamp MP3 Audio File
  3. တတ် | tut - able to do MP3 Audio File
  4. ထပ် | htut - pile up; again MP3 Audio File
  5. ဓာတ် | dut - elements MP3 Audio File
  6. ပြတ် | pyut - disconnected MP3 Audio File
  7. ဖြတ် | pfyut - break up MP3 Audio File
  8. ရပ် | yut - stop; stand up MP3 Audio File
  9. လတ် | lut - fresh; middle MP3 Audio File
  10. သတ် | thut - kill; switch off MP3 Audio File

ကျပ် | kjut

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How do you pronounce the Burmese currency "kyat"? Some mispronounced it as "ka1 yet". The word is better romanized as "kjut" with "ut" or "up" sound; not "kyat" with "at" sound. Moreover, if "kj" is used instead of "ky", it will be closer to the actual pronunciation - not "ka1 yat".

Myanmar Kyat comes in the denominations of 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 5000, and 10,000. For rough estimations, MMK 1000 Kyat is about 1 USD as of 2014.


Lesson 53: Burmese words with Single Tones 'But', 'Cut', 'Hut' Group

Vocabulary list continues for single tone words that sound like 'But', 'Cut', 'Hut'. Those words should be pronounced without closing consonants. So, when the word is romanized as 'but', do not stress on the closing 't' sound.

Words in this phonetic sound group are spelled with either ပ် | pa1 thut or တ် | ta1 thut, and less frequently with ဒ် | da1 thut as in ရလဒ် | yah1 lut meaning 'result', and with ဘ် | ba1 thut as in လာဘ် | lut MP3 Audio File meaning 'bribe'.

However, there is a condition. The words will sound this way only if those words do not contain consonant modification symbol | wa1-hsweare3. For example, ခပ် and ခတ် are both pronounced khut. But, when wa1-hsweare3 is added, it becomes ခွပ် | khoot. On the other hand, consonant modification symbols | ya1-yit and | ya1-pin1 have no effect on the vowel sound. Examples: ကျပ် and ကြပ်, are both pronounced kjut. MP3 Audio File

There are also exceptions to the rules for those words spelled with တ် | ta1 thut, when the initial consonant is | wa1. For example, ဝတ် meaning "to wear" is pronounced woot, not wut.

Some of those single tone words sound and romanized like existing English words. If you are viewing this page with google translator, beware that those words meant to show how they sound in English will be translated into your language, which was not the intention. Be sure to refer back to the original English page to see how the words sound.

Ut | အပ်

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  1. ကတ် | kut MP3 Audio File - (1) dislike; hate. E.g., အမြင်ကတ် | a-myin2 kut - cannot see eye to eye. (2) make things inconvenient or difficult as in ကတ်သီးကတ်သတ် | kut-thi3 kut-thut. MP3 Audio File (3) [English] card. Related word: ကတ်ထူ | gut-htu2 - cardboard. Other usage: ကတ်ကြေး | kut-kyay3 - scissors.

  2. ကတ် | KUT MP3 Audio File as in

    1. ကတ္တရာ | KUT-ta1-ya2 MP3 Audio File - coal tar as in ကတ္တရာ ခင်း | kut-ta1-ya2 khin3 - pave the road with coal tar.

    2. ကတ္တား | KUT-ta3 MP3 Audio File - [grammar] subject.

  3. ကပ် | kut MP3 Audio File - (1) time of catastrophe as in ကပ်ကြီးသုံးပါး | kut-ji3 thone3 ba3 - the three catastrophes: war, famine, epidemic. (2) come or get too close, which can be physical or time. E.g., ကပ်မလိုက်နဲ့။ | kite ma1 lite neare1 - Don't follow too close. (3) offer alms to monks as in ဆွမ်းကပ် | hsoon3 kut. Other Usages:

    1. ကပ်ပယ် | kut-peare2 MP3 Audio File - testicle.
    2. ကပ်ပယ်အိတ် | kut-peare2-ate MP3 Audio File - scrotum.

  4. ကပ် | KUT MP3 Audio File as in

    1. ကပ္ပလီ | KUT pa1-li2 MP3 Audio File - [Arabic: kafir] black; African.
    2. ကပ္ပိယ | KUT pi1-ya1 MP3 Audio File - lay attendant in monastery.

  5. ကျပ် | kjut MP3 Audio File - (1) Burmese currency Kyat (MMK). (2) too tight. (3) tighten up the screw. Other usages:

    1. ကျပ်ခိုး | kjut-kho3 - soot from smoke.
    2. ကျပ်တိုက် | kjut tite - to smoke fish or meat.
    3. ကျပ်တည်း | kjut teare3 - economic hardship; inability to make the ends meet.
    4. ကျပ်မပြည့် | kjut ma1-pyay1 - mentally deficient.
    5. ကျပ်သား | kjut tha3 - Weight measurement in Myanmar which is 1/100 of Viss, or equivalent to approximately 0.036 lb ( 0.016 kg).

  6. ကြတ် | kjut MP3 Audio File - eclipse as in နေကြတ် | nay2-kjut - solar eclipse, and လကြတ် | lah1-kjut - lunar eclipse.

  7. ကြပ် | kjut MP3 Audio File - supervise as in ကြီးကြပ် | kji3-kjut or ကြပ်မတ် | kjut-mut.

  8. ခတ် | khut MP3 Audio File - (1) strike as in မောင်းခတ် | moun3 khut. (2) toss with foot as in ခြင်းလုံးခတ် | chin3-lone3 khut - play cane ball called 'chin lone'. (3) blink as in မျက်တောင်ခတ် | myet-toun2 khut. (4) put the fence around as in ခြံစည်းရိုးခတ် | chan2-si3-yo3 khut. (5) put ingredients or elements in as in ဆားခတ် | hsa3 khut - put in salt. (6) to secure by locking as in သော့ခတ် | thau1-khut - lock up the room, car, box, etc.. (7) animals to gore with horn as in ချိုနဲ့ခတ် | jo2 neare1 khut.

  9. ခပ် | khut MP3 Audio File - (1) draw or scoop up water, liquid, etc.. E.g., ဟင်းရည်ခပ် | hin3-yay2 khut - scoop up the soup with ladle. (2) attain the highest goal or skill as in တစ်ဖက်ကမ်းခပ် | ta1-pfet-kun3 khut. (3) 'all kind' as in ခပ်သိမ်း | khut-thain3. E.g., ဒုက္ခ ခပ်သိမ်း အေးငြိမ်းကြပါစေ။ | doat-kha1 khut-thain3 ay3-nyain3 ja1 ba2 zay2 - May all beings free from suffering. (4) prefix used in descriptions to mean 'a little', 'a bit', 'rather', 'quite'. E.g., မျက်နှာ ခပ်တည်တည်ပဲ။ | myat-hna2 khut ti2-ti2 beare3 - quite serious looking face, unsmiling and not so friendly.

  10. ချဒ် | chut MP3 Audio File - Chad, a country in North Africa.

  11. ချပ် | chut MP3 Audio File - flat object; measure word to count certain flat objects. E.g., ပေါင်မုန့်တစ်ချပ် | poun2-mone1 ta1 chut - a slice of bread.

  12. ဂါတ် | gut MP3 Audio File - [English] guard as in ဂါတ်တဲ | gut teare3 - police post ('police' in English + 'hut' in Burmese), which in the present day is referred to as ရဲစခန်း | yeare3 sa1-khan3 - police station.

  13. ဂျပ် | jut MP3 Audio File - traditional loom. Related word: ဂျပ်ခုတ် | jut khoat - to weave hand-woven fabrics on such a loom.
  14. ငတ် | ngut MP3 Audio File - starve. E.g., ရေငတ်တယ်။ | yay2 ngut deare2 - I am thirsty (water + starve + affirmation.) Related words: (1) ငတ်ပြတ် | ngut pyut - in destitute conditions. (2) ငတ်မွတ်ခေါင်းပါး | ngut-moot khoun3-pa3 - face starvation.

  15. စပ် | sut MP3 Audio File - (1) chilli hot. (2) stinging sensation in the eyes such as when accidentally touched by soap water, or when alcohol is applied to cut in the skin. The word စပ်ဖျဉ်းဖျဉ်း | sut pfyin3-pfyin3 carries the same meaning. (3) compose music or poem. E.g., ကဗျာစပ် | ga1-bya2 sut - compose a poem. (4) negotiate; engagement or proposal for marriage as in စေ့စပ် | say1-sut. (5) at the edge as in ရေစပ် | yay2 zut - edge of the body of water such as a lake or a river. (6) related subject that comes up during conversation as in စကားစပ် | za1-ga3 sut. E.g., စကားစပ်မိလို့ ပြောရဦးမယ်။ | za1-ga3 sut mi1 lo1 pyau3 yah1 ome3 meare2 - By the way... (7) silly grin as in စပ်ဖြဲဖြဲ | sut-pfyeare3-pfyeare3. E.g., စပ်ဖြဲဖြဲ မလုပ်နေနဲ့။ | sut-pfyeare3-pfyeare3 ma1 loat nay2 neare1 - Wipe that silly grin off your face.

  16. ဆတ် | hsut MP3 Audio File - (1) brittle, especially the branches of certain types of trees that break easily. (2) sambur - a type of deer with antlers that have three tines or prongs. ဆတ်သား | hsut-tha3 MP3 Audio File - Venison. Other Usage: ဆတ်ဆတ်တုန် | hsut hsut tone2 - tremble.

  17. ဆပ် | hsut MP3 Audio File - (1) pay back as in အကြွေးဆပ် | a-kjway3 hsut - pay back the debt. (2) millet - a type of cereal grain. Other usages:

    1. ဆပ်ကပ် | hsut cut - [English] circus.
    2. ဆပ်ပြာ | hsut pya2 - soap.
    3. ဆပ်ပြာ တစ်ခဲ | hsut-pya2 ta1 kheare3 MP3 Audio File - a bar of soap.
    4. ဆပ်ပြာမှုန့် | hsut pya2 hmone1 - detergent powder.

  18. ဇာတ် | zut MP3 Audio File - drama or play on stage or motion picture or movie as in ဇာတ်ကား | zut ka3. Related words:

    1. ဇာတ်ကောင် | zut koun2 - character in the story book movie, play, novel, etc..
    2. ဇာတ်ကြောင်းပြန် | zut kjoun3 pyan2 - retell the story about the past.
    3. ဇာတ်ခုံ | zut khone2 or ဇာတ်စင် | zut sin2 - stage.
    4. ဇာတ်ညွှန်း | zut hnyoon3 - movie script.
    5. ဇာတ်တိုက် | zut tite - pre-arranged act which was rehearsed. E.g., ဇာတ်တိုက်ထားတယ်။ | zut tite hta3 deare2 - the act or the sporting match where the fight was fixed and pre-arranged as to who will win.
    6. ဇာတ်ပို့ | zut po1 - supporting actor or actress.
    7. ဇာတ်မြူး | zut myu3 - comedy. The less formal word is ဟာသကား | ha2-tha1 ka3.
    8. ဇာတ်ရံ | zut-yan2 - people hired as extras during shooting of the movie.
    9. ဇာတ်လိုက်မင်းသမီး | zut-lite min3-tha1-mi3 - leading actress.
    10. ဇာတ်လိုက်မင်းသား | zut-lite min3-dtha3 - leading actor.
    11. ဇာတ်လမ်း | zut-lun3 - plot in the move; storyline.
    12. ဇာတ်ဝင်သီချင်း | zut-win2 tha1-chin3 - theme song.
    13. ဇာတ်သိမ်းခန်း | zut-thain3-khan3 - ending part of the story; the finale.

  19. ဇာတ် | zut MP3 Audio File - life; existence. Related word: အင်္ဂါဇာတ် | in2-ga2 zut - sexual organ.

  20. ညပ် | nyut MP3 Audio File - wedged in between; jammed.

  21. ညှပ် | hnyut MP3 Audio File - (1) clamp something; tools that can clamp and hold such as tongs and forceps. (2) hold something such as a cigarette between fingers or hold a book under one's arm. Related word: ညှပ်ဖိနပ် | hnyut pfa1-nut - slippers. (3) sandwich as in အသားညှပ်ပေါင်မုန့် | a-tha3 hnyut poun2-mone1 - meat or sardine in between the two slices of bread. (4) cut with scissors as in ဆံပင်ညှပ်ဆိုင် | za1-bin2 hnyut hsine2 - hair salon; barber shop; beauty parlor for hair cut. Related word: ညှပ်ခေါက်ဆွဲ | hnyut khout-hsweare3 - a type of rice noodle.

  22. တတ် | tut MP3 Audio File - (1) able to do something. E.g., ရေကူးတတ်လား။ | yay2-ku3 tut la3 - Can you swim? (2) verb suffix to show tendency, natural disposition,, etc.. E.g., ကြောက်တတ်တယ်။ | kjout tut deare2 - (He is) fearful; not brave. (3) can afford to do or pay for as in တတ်နိုင် | tut nine2. E.g., တတ်နိုင်သလောက်ပေးပါ။ | tut nine2 dtha1 lout pay3 ba2 - Please give as much as you can and willing to pay. (4) beyond one's ability in negative sense. E.g., မတတ်နိုင်ဘူး။ | ma1 tut nine2 bu3 - There is nothing I can do (regarding the situation.)

  23. တပ် | tut MP3 Audio File - (1) affix; attach. E.g., ဆိုင်းဘုတ်တပ်လိုက်ဦး။ | hsine3-boat tut lite ome3 - Put up the signboard first. (2) install as in တပ်ဆင် | tut hsin2. (3) infatuate with and have a strong desire for something or someone as in တပ်မက် | tut met. (4) impose a fine as in ဒဏ်တပ် | dun2 tut.

  24. တပ် | tut MP3 Audio File - armed forces; military as in စစ်တပ် | sit-tut. Related words:

    1. တပ်ကြပ် | tut-kjut - corporal.
    2. တပ်ကြပ်ကြီး | tut-kjut ji3 - sergeant.
    3. တပ်စု | tut-su1 - platoon.
    4. တပ်တွင်းပုန်ကန်မှု | tut-twin3 pone2-kan2-hmu1 - mutiny.
    5. တပ်ထိန်း | tut-htain3 - military police.
    6. တပ်ပြေး | tut-pyay3 - deserter (from military).
    7. တပ်ဖြန့် | tut-pfyan1 - deploy troops.
    8. တပ်မတော် | tut-ma1-dau2 - armed forces.
    9. တပ်မတော်ကာကွယ်ရေးဦးစီးချုပ် | tut-ma1-dau2 ka2-kweare2-yay3 u3-zi3-choat - Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
    10. တပ်ရင်း | tut-yin3 - battalion.
    11. တပ်ရင်းမှူး | tut-yin3-hmu3 - battalion commander.

  25. ထပ် | htut MP3 Audio File - (1) stack; pile up. (2) repeat. E.g., ထပ်ပြောပါဦး။ | htut pyau3 ba2 ome3 - Can you repeat what you said? Related words:

    1. ထပ်တလဲလဲ | htut-ta1-leare3-leare3 - over and over; again and again.
    2. ထပ်ကိန်း | htut-kain3 - [Math] power.
    3. ထပ်ကိန်းရင်း | htut-kain3-yin3 - [Math] root.
    4. ထပ်ခိုး | htut-kho3 - mezzanine; an extra structure built for sleeping, which looks like an extra floor in old colonial era buildings with high ceilings.
    5. ထပ်တူထပ်မျှ | htut-tu2 htut-hmya1 - equally; in the same way. This word is often used in condolences to express the feeling of grief in the same way as the bereaved family.
    6. ထပ်တစ်ရာ | htut-ta1-ya2 - Indian pancake Roti Parata, also called ပလာတာ | pa1-la2-ta2.
    7. လက်ထပ် | let-htut - marry; wed.
    8. လက်ထပ်မင်္ဂလာပွဲ | let-htut min2-ga1-la2 pweare3 - wedding ceremony.

  26. ဒြပ် | drut MP3 Audio File - matter; substance. Related words:

    1. ဒြပ်စင် | drut-sin2 - [Chemistry] element.
    2. ဒြပ်ပေါင်း | drut-poun3 - [Chemistry] compound.

  27. ဓာတ် | dut MP3 Audio File - (1) [Buddhism] basic property of matter: solidity (earth element), heat (fire element), cohesion (water element), and mobility (air element). Related words:

    1. ဓာတ်ကင် | dut kin2 - undergo radiotherapy for cancer treatment.
    2. ဓာတ်ကြိုး | dut-kjo3 - electric wire.
    3. ဓာတ်ခဲ | dut-kheare3 - battery for portable electronic equipments, toys, remote controls, calculators, cellphones, watches, etc..
    4. ဓာတ်ခွဲခန်း | dut-khweare3-khan3 MP3 Audio File - laboratory.
    5. ဓာတ်ငွေ့ | dut-ngway1 - gas.
    6. ဓာတ်စာ | dut-sa2 - diet.
    7. ဓာတ်ဆား | dut-hsa3 - mineral salt.
    8. ဓာတ်ဆီ | dut-hsi2 - gasoline; petrol.
    9. ဓာတ်ဆီဆိုင် | dut-hsi2-hsine2 - gas station; petrol station.
    10. ဓာတ်တိုင် | dut-tine2 - post supporting electric wires along the roadsides.

    11. ဓာတ်ပုံ | dut-pone2 - photograph and to take photograph as in ဓာတ်ပုံရိုက် | dut-pone2 yite. ဓါတ်ပုံရိုက်လို့ ရမလား | dut-pone2 yite lo1 yah1 ma1 la3 MP3 Audio File - Can I take photo?

    12. ဓါတ်ပုံဆရာ | dut-pone2 hsa1-ya2 MP3 Audio File - photographer.
    13. ဓာတ်ပုံဆိုင် | dut-pone2 hsine2 MP3 Audio File - photo studio.
    14. ဓာတ်ဘူး | dut-bu3 - vacuum flask.
    15. ဓာတ်မီးခြစ် | dut-mi3-chit - mechanical lighter with gas.
    16. ဓာတ်မြေဩဇာ | dut-myay2-au3-za2 - chemical fertilizer.
    17. ဓါတ်မှန် | dut-hmun2 MP3 Audio File - X-ray.
    18. ဓာတ်မှန်ရိုက် | dut-hmun2 yite MP3 Audio File - take X-ray.
    19. ဓာတ်ရထား | dut-yet-hta3 - streetcar; tram.

    20. ဓာတ်လှေခါး | dut-hlay2-ga3 MP3 Audio File - elevator; lift. E.g., ဓါတ်လှေကားစီးလို့ရတယ် | dut-hlay2-ga3 si3 lo1 yah1 deare2 MP3 Audio File - You can take the elevator.

    21. ဓာတ်လိုက် | dut lite - to get an electric shock.
    22. လျှပ်စစ်ဓာတ်အား | hlyut-sit dut-ah3 - electric power.

This electrifying performance by သားကြီး | Tha3-ji3 and Here & Now Dancer Group re-defines the Burmese word ဓာတ်လိုက် | dut-lite meaning getting an electric shock. The hair-raising moment was restrained only by a cap that this performer had on, which would have otherwise left the audience speechless and utterly in shock.

Electric Shock

This electrifying performance by (သားကြီး | Tha3-ji3) and Here & Now Dancer Group re-defines the Burmese word (ဓာတ်လိုက် | dut-lite) meaning getting an electric shock. The hair-raising moment was restrained only by a cap that performer had on, which would otherwise would have left the audience speechless and utterly in shock. [56 sceconds]

Posted by Naing Tinnyuntpu on Monday, May 23, 2016
  1. နတ် | nut MP3 Audio File - "Nat" spirit; celestial beings also known as "devas" in Buddhism. Related words:

    1. နတ်စင် | nut-sin2 - shrine for the spirits.
    2. နတ်ဆိုး | nut hso3 - evil spirit.
    3. နတ်တင် | nut tin2 - make offerings to spirits.
    4. နတ်ပူး | nut pu3 - possessed by a spirit.
    5. နတ်ပွဲ | nut pweare3 - Spirit Festival.
    6. နတ်ရွာစံ | nut ywa2 sun2 - king to die.
    7. နတ်ပြည် | nut pyi2 - Heavenly World.
    8. နတ်သမီး | nut-tha1-mi3 - female "nat" spirit; [slang] prostitute.
    9. နတ်သား | nut-tha3 - male "nat" spirit.

  2. နှပ် | hnut MP3 Audio File - cook until tender as in အမဲသားနှပ် | a-meare3-tha3 hnut - beef simmered until tender.

  3. ပတ် | pup MP3 Audio File - (1) go around; encircle. (2) measure word for number of weeks. E.g., နှစ်ပတ်ကြာမယ်။ | hna1 pup kja2 meare2 - It will take two weeks. Related word: ပတ်ဝန်းကျင် | pup-woon3-kjin2 - surroundings; environment. Other usage: ပတ်တီး | pup-ti3 - bandage.

  4. ပတ် | PUP MP3 Audio File as in ပတ္တလား | PUP-ta1-la3 MP3 Audio File - Myanmar xylophone made of either bamboo slats or metal bars.

  5. ပျပ် | pyut MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] short and blunt.

  6. ပြတ် | pyut MP3 Audio File - (1) broken; cut off; disconnected. (2) divorced; separated as in ပြတ်စဲ | pyut-seare3. (3) lost in touch as in အဆက်ပြတ် | a-hset pyut. (4) intermittently as in ပြတ်တောင်းပြတ်တောင်း | pyut-toun3 pyut-toun3. (5) distinct; decisive as in ပြတ်သား | pyut-tha3. ပြတ်ပြတ်သားသား | pyut-pyut-tha3-tha3 - clearly; decisively. (6) fault line that can cause earthquake as in ပြတ်ရွေ့ | pyut-yway1.

  7. ပြတ် | PYUT MP3 Audio File as in ပြဿနာ | PYUT-tha1-na2 MP3 Audio File - problem.

  8. ဖတ် | pfut MP3 Audio File - (1) read or study as in စာ ဖတ် | sa2 pfut. MP3 Audio File (2) interpret signs and omens. (3) solid piece as in အရည်နဲ့ အဖတ် | a-yay2 neare1 a-pfut - gravy and "solid" material which refers to rice noodle in Burmese rice noodle soup Mont-Hin-Kha.

  9. ဖျတ် | pfyut MP3 Audio File - (1) suddenly as in ဖျတ်ခနဲ | pfyut-kha1-neare3. (2) vigilant as in နိုးကြားဖျတ်လတ် | no3-kja3 pfyut-lut.

  10. ဖျပ် | pfyut MP3 Audio File - as in တဖျပ်ဖျပ်လူး | ta1-pfyut-pfyut lu3 - description of the fish caught in the net writhing with pain and grasping for air.

  11. ဖြတ် | pfyut MP3 Audio File - (1) to cut. (2) to cross river, road, or pass through forest, town, etc.. (3) to break off communication or relation. (4) to quit addictive behavior such as smoking or drinking. (5) deduction from salary. (6) ready wit as in ဖြတ်ထိုးဉာဏ် | pfyut-hto3 nyan2. (7) receipt or newspaper cutting as in ဖြတ်ပိုင်း | pfyut-pine3. (8) short-cut as in ဖြတ်လမ်း | pfyut-lun3.

  12. ဗျပ် | byut MP3 Audio File - circular tray made of wood and coated with lacquer.

  13. ဗြတ် | byut MP3 Audio File - a type of good quality paddy grown in upper Myanmar also known as ကောက်ကြီး | kout ji3.

  14. ဘတ် | but MP3 Audio File - (1) Thai currency "baht". (2) [English] bus as in ဘတ်စကား | but-sa1-ka3. (3) [English] Basketball as in ဘတ်စကက်ဘော | but-sa1-ket bau3.

  15. မတ် | mut MP3 Audio File - (1) upright; vertical. E.g., မတ်မတ်ထိုင် | mut-mut htine2 - sit straight. Related word: မတ်တတ်ရပ် | mut-tut yut - stand up. (2) brother-in-law who is either a younger brother of the husband or husband of a younger sister. (3) a quarter of an hour, inch, or acre. (4) green gram, a type of bean as in မတ်ပဲ | mut peare3. (5) [English] March as in မတ်လ | mut la1. (6) German currency "mark". (7) [English] mug as in မတ်ခွက် | mut khwet.

  16. မပ် | mut MP3 Audio File - {infrequent use] lean or inclined toward something as in တိမ်းမပ် | tain3 mut.

  17. မြတ် | myut MP3 Audio File - (1) noble. E.g., မြတ်စွာဘုရား | myut-swa2 pfa1-ya3 - the exalted Buddha. (2) gain profit. Related word: အမြတ် | a-myut - profit. (3) love and cherish as in ချစ်မြတ်နိုး | chit myut no3.

  18. မှတ် | hmut MP3 Audio File - (1) keep in mind; take note as in မှတ်ထား | hmut hta3 - commit to memory. Related word: မှတ်ဉာဏ် | hmut nyan2 - memory. (2) remember as in မှတ်မိ | hmut mi1. (3) make remarks as in မှတ်ချက်ချ | hmut chet cha1. (4) bus-stop as in မှတ်တိုင် | hmut tine2. (5) make a record or document the important event as in မှတ်တမ်းတင် | hmut-tan3 tin2. (6) identity card; picture ID as in မှတ်ပုံတင် | hmut-pone2 tin2.

  19. ယပ် | yut MP3 Audio File - hand-held fan which has a handle and a flat surface as in ယပ်တောင် | yut toun2.

  20. ရတ် | yut - MP3 Audio File or rut as in ရတ်ဘီ | rut be2 MP3 Audio File - [Sports] Ruby.

  21. ရပ် | yut - MP3 Audio File (1) stop. (2) stand upright. (3) cordially request as in မေတ္တာရပ်ခံ | myit-ta2 yut-khan2. (4) place, community. E.g., ရပ်ကွက် | yut kwet - ward; a section of town. Related word: ရပ်မိရပ်ဖ | yut-mi1 yut-pfa1 - elders of the community. (5) stop; cease as in ရပ်စဲ | yut seare3. (6) suspend; temporarily stop operations as in ရပ်ဆိုင်း | yut hsine3. (7) exist as in ရပ်တည် | yut ti2.

  22. ရှပ် | shut MP3 Audio File - (1) [English] shirt as in ရှပ်အင်္ကျီ | shut ain3-ji2. MP3 Audio File (2) to make thin and flat. E.g., ဓာတ်ပုံရိုက်တော့မယ်၊ အသက်အောင့်ပြီး ဗိုက်ကိုရှပ်ထား။ | dut-pone2 yite dau1 meare2. a-thet oun1 pyi3 bite go2 shut hta3 - Get ready to take photo. Hold you breath and suck your belly in.

  23. လတ် | lut MP3 Audio File - (1) medium, middle class or category as in အလတ် | a-lut. E.g., အကြီး၊ အလတ်၊ အငယ် | a-kji3, a-lut, a-ngeare2 - eldest, middle child, youngest. Related Words:

    1. လူလတ်တန်းစား | lu2-lut-tan3-za3 - middle class.
    2. အစ်ကိုလတ် | a-ko2 lut MP3 Audio File - elder brother who is younger than the eldest brother.

    (2) fair complexion. E.g., အသားလတ်တယ်။ | a-tha3 lut deare2 - (She has) fair skin. (3) fresh as in လတ်လတ်ဆတ်ဆတ် | lut-lut hsut-hsut. (4) currently; in the present time as in လတ်တလော | lut-ta1-lau3. Other Usage: လတ်ဗီးယား | lut bi3 ya3 - Latvia.

  24. လတ် | LUT MP3 Audio File as in လတ္တီတွဒ် | LUT-ti2-toot MP3 Audio File - [English] Latitude.

  25. လဒ် | lut MP3 Audio File - [Math] result as in ရလဒ် | yah1 lut.

  26. လပ် | lut MP3 Audio File - vacant; missing as in ကွက်လပ် | kwet-lut. E.g., ကွက်လပ်ဖြည့်ပါ။ | kwet-lut pfyay1 ba2 - Fill in the blanks. Related word: တစ်ခုလပ် | ta1-khu1-lut - divorcee.

  27. လာဘ် | lut MP3 Audio File - (1) bribe as in လာဘ်ထိုး | lut hto3 - bribe someone, and လာဘ်စား | lut sa3 - take bribes. E.g., လာဘ်ပေး လာဘ်ယူ မလုပ်ရ။ | lut-pay3 lut-yu2 ma1-loat yah1 - Bribery (both giving and receiving) prohibited. (2) good luck; fortune. Related words:

    1. လာဘ်ကောင်း | lut koun3 - enjoying good luck; have a lucky break.
    2. လာဘ်တိတ် | lut tate - belief that luck and fortune can go away by certain activities or physical objects.
    3. လာဘ်မြင် | lut myin2 - have cunning sense and business acumen for profitable opportunities.

  28. လှပ် | hlut MP3 Audio File - omit as in လှစ်လှပ် | hlit hlut.

  29. လျှပ် | hlyut MP3 Audio File - light or electricity to flow or strike. Related words:

    1. လျှပ်စီးလက် | hlyut-si3 let - flash of lightning.
    2. လျှပ်စစ်စွမ်းအားဝန်ကြီးဌာန | hlyut-sit soon3-ah3 woon2-ji3 hta2-na1 - Ministry of Electric Power.

    3. လျှပ်စစ်ဓာတ် | hlyut-sit dut - electricity.

    4. လျှပ်စစ်အား | hlyut-sit ah3 - electric power. ဓါတ်အား | dut ah3 can be used for measurement of electricity in Volts. မီးအား | mi3 ah3 is more often used in spoken form to describe the incoming voltage to the households from the power station.

    5. လျှပ်စစ်အင်ဂျင်နီယာ | hlyut-sit in2-jin2-ni2-ya2 MP3 Audio File - electrical engineer.
    6. လျှပ်တစ်ပြက် | hlyut-ta1-byet - unexpectedly in a split second; with lightning speed.

  30. ဝပ် | wut MP3 Audio File - [English] watt, a unit of electric power equal to 1 joule per second.

  31. သတ် | thut MP3 Audio File - (1) kill. (2) distinguish or put out the fire. E.g., မီးသတ်ကား | mi3-thut-ka3 - fire engine. (3) switch off the light as in မီးသတ် | mi3-thut. (4) designated place or time; fix a limit or regulation as in သတ်မှတ် | thut hmut. (5) separately; put aside as in သတ်သတ် | thut-thut. E.g., ဒါကို သတ်သတ် ဖယ်ထား။ | da2 go2 thut-thut pfeare2 hta3 - Put this aside. Other usage: သတ်ပုံ | thut-pone2 - Myanmar spelling rules using correct closing consonants သတ် | thut.

  32. သတ် | THUT MP3 Audio File as in

    1. သတ္တဗေဒ | THUT-ta1 bay2-da1 MP3 Audio File - zoology.
    2. သတ္တမ | THUT-ta1 ma1 MP3 Audio File - seventh.
    3. သတ္တဝါ | THUT-ta1 wa2 MP3 Audio File - all living beings.
    4. သတ္တိ | THUT-ti1 MP3 Audio File - courage.
    5. သတ္တု | THUT-tu1 MP3 Audio File - metal.

  33. သပ် | thut MP3 Audio File - (1) stroke with hand to tidy up or smooth something down such as hair. (2) wipe off the sweat. (3) tidy as in သပ်ရပ် | thut-yut or to make something neat as in သပ်သပ်ရပ်ရပ် | thut-thut yut-yut MP3 Audio File - neatly.

  34. ဟတ် | hut MP3 Audio File - sneezing sound as in ဟတ်ချိုး | hut-cho3 - AH-CHOO.

  35. ဟပ် | hut MP3 Audio File - (1) bite or snatch with teeth. (2) reflect light as in အရောင်ဟပ် | a-youn2 hut. (3) bring two surfaces in contact.

  36. အပ် | ut MP3 Audio File - (1) pin; needle. Related words:

    1. အပ်ချုပ်စက် | ut-choat set - sewing machine.
    2. အပ်ချုပ်ဆိုင် | ut-choat hsine2 - tailoring shop.

    (2) to entrust money, material, belonging, children, etc., with shop, bank, institution, or someone trustworthy. Examples:

    1. ကျောင်းအပ် | kjoun3 ut - enroll in school.
    2. ငွေအပ် | ngway2 ut - deposit the money in the bank or entrust with someone.
    3. ဆိုင်အပ် | hsine2 ut - place an order with a tailor, repair the car in the workshop, etc., by leaving behind the material, car, specifications, etc..