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Burmese glossary

Hello (polite)

Min galaba jinbaya

Thank you

Jayzu tinbadé

I’d like to eat

Htamin saa gyinbadé

Beef

Améda

Chicken

Jeda

Curry

Hin, tha

Cold drink

A-ay

Crushed peanuts

Nanthaung

Dhal (split-pea soup)

Pey hin pea

Fish

Nga

Fish soup with banana stem and noodles

Moh hin gha

Fork

Khayan

Milk

Nwa nou

Noodles

Kaukswe

Pickled vegetables

Lapatoh

Rice

Htamin

Sour sauce

Achin

Spoon

Zone

Sticky rice (in a bamboo tube)

Kauk nyaimn paung (tauk)

Tea

La pay-ee

One

Did

Two

Nhid

Three

Dhong

Four

Lay

Five

Ngar

Six

Chauk

Seven

Khunik

Eight

Chind

Nine

Cho

Ten

Desay

Eleven

Say did

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