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Top 10 Words for Beginners

  1. ကြွပ် | kjoot - crispy MP3 Audio File
  2. ချွတ် | choot - take off clothes MP3 Audio File
  3. စွပ် | soot - insert MP3 Audio File
  4. ဇွတ် | zoot - stubbornly MP3 Audio File
  5. ပွတ် | poot - rub MP3 Audio File
  6. မွှတ် | hmoot - be fluent MP3 Audio File
  7. ရွတ် | yoot - recite MP3 Audio File
  8. လွတ် | loot - be free MP3 Audio File
  9. လွှတ် | hloot - release MP3 Audio File
  10. ဝတ် | woot - wear clothes MP3 Audio File

Lesson 56: Burmese words with Single Tones: 'Book', 'Cook', 'Look' Group

Vocabulary list continues for single tone words that sound like 'Book', 'Cook', 'Hook', 'Look', 'Put', 'Soup', 'Took', 'Wood'. Those words are romanized with oot ending for consistency, so when you see the romanization boot, it should be pronounced like the English word book with silent k, and poot MP3 Audio File should be read as the english word put.

Most of the words in this category will have | wa1 hsweare3 at the bottom of the character or modified consonant character. The exception is the character | Wa1 itself.

Most words will end with either တ် | ta1 thut or ပ် | pa1 thut on the right side.

For example, ဘွတ် | boot in the word ဘွတ်ဖိနပ် | boot pfa1-nut is the Burmese translation of English word boots, although Burmese people will pronounce it more like "book" with silent "k".

A couple of rare exceptions are spelled with ဋ် | ta1-ta1-lin3-jate thut as in ဝဋ် | woot. MP3 Audio File

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.

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

Oot | အွတ်

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  1. ကွတ် | koot MP3 Audio File - [English] quart.

  2. ကွပ် | koot MP3 Audio File

    (1) supervise as in ကွပ်ကဲ | koot keare3.

    (2) discipline and admonish as in ကွပ်ကဲ ဆုံးမ | koot-keare3 hsone3-ma1.

    (3) sew linings around the four edges of mats and blankets as in အနားကွပ် | a-na3 koot.

    (4) execute someone by the order of the king in the old days as in ကွပ်မျက် | koot myet.

    (5) castrate as in သင်းကွပ် | thin3 koot.

    ကွပ်ပျစ် | koot-pyit - low wooden bed.

  3. ကျွတ် | kjoot; kjoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) be free from fetters.

    ဝဋ်ကျွတ်သွားပြီ။ | woot kjoot thwa3 byi2 - Free at last!

    [Buddhism] to be released from lower realm of existence and suffering in the rounds of re-births. In general colloquial sense, it refers to be finally freed from responsibilities and bondage or association.

    (2) drop off; experience wardrobe malfunction.

    ဟာ ... ပုဆိုးကျွတ်သွားပြီ။ | ha2 ... pa1-hso3 kjoot thwa3 byi2 - Oops, the Sarong (for male) has dropped-off!

    လွတ်လွတ်ကျွတ်ကျွတ် | loot-loot kjoot-kjoot - freely; with ample space; without hinderance.

    (3) blood-sucking leech that infests the grassy land in the rainy season.

    (4) [English] inner tube of car tire.

  4. ကြွပ် | kjoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) brittle in the similar sense as ဆတ် | hsut - but the latter is the verb 'be easily broken' to describe the brittleness in branches of certain types of trees.

    (2) crispy.

    အာလူးကြော် ဘယ်လိုနေလဲ၊ ကြွပ်ရဲ့လား။ | ah2-lu3-jau2 beare2 lo2 nay2 leare3. kjoot yeare1 la3 - How are the potato fries? Crispy enough?

    (3) joot MP3 Audio File - callus.

    ကြွပ်တက် | joot tet - (1) crust to form at the bottom of cooking pot hardened by heat. (2) callus to form.

  5. ခွပ် | khoot MP3 Audio File - cocks and peacocks to fight each other using claws and beaks.

  6. ချွတ် | choot MP3 Audio File

    (1) take off clothings, hat, or footwear.

    ကဲ၊ အင်္ကျီချွတ် | keare3, ain3-ji2 choot - OK now, take-off your shirt.

    (2) scrape and clean as in ကြေးချွတ် | ji3 choot.

    ချွတ်ယွင်း | choot-ywin3 - have a glitch; not to be in good working order.

    ချွတ်ယွင်းချက် | choot-ywin3 jet - error or weakness in ideology or workmanship.

  7. ဂျွတ် | joot MP3 Audio File - [infrequent use] itch; a type of skin irritation.

  8. စွတ် | soot; soot; soot MP3 Audio File

    (1) wet; soak as in စွတ်စို | soot so2.

    စွတ်စိုထိုင်းမှိုင်း | soot-so2 htine3-hmine3 - gloomy and wet (weather condition.)

    (2) sled; sleigh as in စွတ်ဖား | soot pfa3.

    (3) heedlessly.

  9. စွပ် | soot MP3 Audio File

    (1) insert.

    (2) put on socks, gloves, stockings, finger ring, mask, T-shirt.

    စွပ်ကျယ် | soot kjeare2 MP3 Audio File - T-shirt.

    လက်စွပ် | let soot MP3 Audio File - finger ring.

    စွပ်စွဲ | soot sweare3 - accuse.

    စွပ်စွဲချက် | soot-sweare3 jet - allegation; criminal charges.

    Other Usages:

    စွပ်ပြုတ် | soot pyoat - [English] soup.

    ကြက်သားစွပ်ပြုတ် | kjet-tha3 soot-pyoat MP3 Audio File - chicken soup.

    ကြက်သားစွပ်ပြုတ်ထဲကို ငရုတ်ကောင်းအနည်းငယ်ဖြူးပါ | kjet-tha3 soot-pyoat hteare3 go2 nga1-yoat-goun3 a-neare3-ngeare2 pfyu3 ba2 - Sprinkle a dash of pepper in the chicken soup.

  10. ဆွတ် | hsoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) pick flowers, fruits or leaves.

    (2) wet something.

    ဆွတ်ခူး | hsoot khu3 - (1) pick or pluck flowers, fruits or leaves. (2) win a title or trophy.

    စကြဝဠာအလှမယ် သရဖူကို ဆွတ်ခူးခဲ့သည် | set-kja2-wa1-la2 a-hla1-meare2 tha1-ra1-pfu2 go2 hsoot khu3 kheare1 dthi2 - (She) won the crown (title) of Ms. Universe.

  11. ဇွတ် | zoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) stubbornly; pursue something with stubborn persistence.

    ဇွတ်တရွတ် | zoot ta1-yoot - stubbornly; forcibly.

    ဇွတ်မှိတ် | zoot hmate - tolerate pain and stubbornly persist despite knowing that such action will bring unfavorable circumstances to oneself.

  12. ညွတ် | nyoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) tree branches to droop.

    (2) lean towards certain views or personality as in တိမ်းညွတ် | tain3 nyoot.

    မဆွတ်ခင်ကညွတ် | ma1-hsoot khin2 ga1 nyoot - a young maiden falling in love for someone is compared to a branch of flower drooping down for the picker.

  13. ညွှတ် | hnyoot; hnyoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) bend a flexible branch or stick.

    (2) a noose or a snare constructed with a triggering mechanism as in ညွှတ်ကွင်း | hnyoot kwin3.

  14. တွတ် | toot MP3 Audio File or doot MP3 Audio File

    (1) be talkative, especially after a child learns to talk as in တတွတ်တွတ် | ta1-doot-doot pyau3.

    ဒီကလေး စကား တတွတ်တွတ် ပြောနေတယ်။ | de2 kha1-lay3 za1-ga3 ta1-doot-doot pyau3 nay2 deare2 - (The child) is chattering non-stop.

    (2) blow a bugle as in ခရာတွတ် | kha1-ya2 toot.

  15. တွပ် | toot MP3 Audio File - fish to nibble food.

  16. ထွဋ် | htoot MP3 Audio File - part of some Burmese names as in တင်ထွဋ် | tin2 htoot (male), and

    သျှားထွဋ် အိန္ဒြာ | sha3 htoot ain2-dra2, Sharr Htut Eaindra (female), Miss Myanmar 2014 who participated in the 2015 Miss Universe contest.

  17. ထွတ် | htoot MP3 Audio File - topmost; supreme (position.)

    အထွတ်အထိပ် | a-htoot a-htate - culmination, climax, peak.

    အထွတ်အမြတ် | a-htoot a-myut - exalted position.

  18. ပွတ် | poot MP3 Audio File

    (1) rub.

    (2) turn the lathe in order to make the pot, etc. round and smooth.

    (3) brush; scrub as in ပွတ်တိုက် | poot tite.

    သွားပွတ်တံ | dtha1-boot tan2 - toothbrush.

  19. ပြွတ် | pyoot; pyoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) be clustered; be crowded as in ပြွတ်သိပ် | pyoot thate.

    (2) syringe.

    ပြွတ်တံ | pyoot tan2 - syringe-mechanism toy that draws water into the cylinder to be squirted in Myanmar Water Festival.

  20. ဖွတ် | pfoot MP3 Audio File - monitor lizard.

    ဖွတ်ကျား | pfoot kja3 - lousy, useless person.

  21. ဗွတ် | boot MP3 Audio File - generic name for certain types of songbirds such as nightingales.

    ဗွတ်ကလုံ | boot ka1-lone2 - red-whiskered nightingale.

    ဗွတ်ကုလား | boot ka1-la2 - Eurasian jay.

    ဗွတ်ဖင်နီ | boot pfin2 ni2 - red-vented nightingale.

  22. ဘွတ် | boot MP3 Audio File - [English] boots; shoes as in ဘွတ်ဖိနပ် | boot pfa1-nut.

    boot should be pronounced like book with silent "k".

  23. မွတ် | moot; moot MP3 Audio File

    (1) be hungry; be starving as in ဆာလောင်မွတ်သိပ် | hsa2-loun2 moot-thate.

    (2) smooth as in ချောမွတ် | chau3-moot.

    Other usage:

    မွတ်စလင် | mu2-sa1-lin2 - Muslim.

  24. မွှတ် | hmoot; hmoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) smooth.

    (2) be fluent.

    ဒီလူ မြန်မာစကားပြောတာ မွှတ်နေတာပဲ။ | de2 lu2 myan2-ma2 za1-ga3 pyau3 da2 hmoot nay2 da2 beare3 - This man speaks Burmese fluently.

  25. ယွတ် | yoot MP3 Audio File - [archaic] sway; deviate.

  26. ရွတ် | yoot; yoot MP3 Audio File

    (1) recite as in ရွတ်ဆို | yoot hso2.

    ရွတ်ဖတ် | yoot pfut - read out aloud.

    (2) tough; tendon-like.

    အရွတ် | a-yoot - tendon.

    အမာရွတ် | a-ma2 yoot
    အနာရွတ် | a-na2 yoot - scar tissue.

    Other usage:

    ကမာရွတ် | ka1-ma2-yoot - name of a rich neighborhood also known as လှည်းတန်း | hleare3-dun3 in the vicinity of the University of Yangon.

  27. ရွှတ် | shoot MP3 Audio File - jest as in နောက်ရွှတ် | nout shoot.

    ရွှတ်ခနဲ | shoot kha1-neare3 - in a flash of time.

  28. လွတ် | loot MP3 Audio File - be free from as in လွတ်ကျွတ် | loot kjoot.

    လွတ်ငြိမ်းချမ်းသာခွင့် | loot-nyain3 chan3-dtha2 gwin1 - amnesty.

    လွတ်ပေါက် | loot pout - escape route; loophole.

    လွတ်မြောက်ရေး | loot-myout-yay3 - liberation; emancipation.

    လွတ်လပ်ရေး | loot-lut-yay3 - independence.

  29. လွှတ် | hloot MP3 Audio File

    (1) release; set free.

    (2) send someone for help or service.

    လူတယောက် လွှတ်လိုက်။ | lu2 ta1-yout hloot lite - Send someone.

    Other usage:

    လွှတ်တော် | hloot-tau2 - Hluttaw, legislative body in the parliament.

  30. ဝဋ် | woot MP3 Audio File - [Buddhism] retributions or consequences of misdeeds in the past.

    ဝဋ်လည် | woot leare2 - suffer similar consequences as one's negative actions or bad "karma" in the past.

  31. ဝတ် | woot; woot MP3 Audio File

    (1) wear; put on clothes, shoes, etc..

    ဝတ်စားတန်ဆာ | woot-sa3 da1-za2 - dress and ornaments.

    ဝတ်စုံ | woot sone2 - uniform; suit.

    ဝတ်ရုံ | woot yone2 - gown; robe.

    ဝတ်လုံ | woot lone2 - official robe; University graduation gown.

    ဝတ်လုံလိုက် | woot-lone2 lite - practice law.

    ဝတ်လစ်စားလစ် | woot-lit sa1-lit - naked; nude; disrobed.

    (2) responsibility as in ဝတ္တရား | woot-ta1-ya3.

    ဝတ်ကျေတမ်းကျေ | woot-kjay2 tan3-jay2 - superficially (show social grace); not wholeheartedly.

    (3) small particle relating to flowers.

    ဝတ်ဆံဖို | woot-hsun2 bo2 - stamen.

    ဝတ်ဆံမ | woot-hsun2 ma1 - stigma.

    ဝတ်မှုန် | woot hmone2 - pollen.

    ဝတ်မှုန်ကူး | woot-hmone2 ku3 - pollinate.

    ဝတ်မှုန်ရွှေရည် | woot hmone2 shway2 yi2 - Myanmar actress Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi.

    ဝတ်ရည် | woot yay2 - nectar.

  32. သွတ် | thoot MP3 Audio File - stuff food into the container and enclosed.

    စည်သွတ်ဘူး | si2-thoot bu3 - preserved food in tin can.

  33. သွပ် | thoot MP3 Audio File - zinc.

    သွပ်ပြား | thoot pya3 - galvanized (coated with zinc) iron sheet used as roofs in some houses.

  34. အွတ် | oot MP3 Audio File

    အောက်အီးအီးအွတ် | out e3 e3 oot - the sound of Myanmar cock crow similar to 'cock-a-doodle-doo' by English or American cocks.