SYNTAX

 

စတဲ့    literally means "that starts (from)."  It is always preceded by a group of nouns and followed by another noun which shows the type of the preceding nouns.

noun+noun+ စတဲ့

noun+noun စတဲ့ noun+တွေ
  such as, etc. nouns
the (noun)s such as (noun) (noun)

ကိုကာကိုလာ ဘီယာ စတဲ့ သောက်စရာတွေ   drinks such as cocacola, beer

တိုယိုတာ မာစီးဒီး စတဲ့ ကားတွေ   cars such as Toyota, Mercedes

ပေမယ် "although" follows a verb.

verb+ ပေမယ့်

verb ပေမယ့်
  although
although (subject) (verb)

သူ ပြော ပေမယ့်   Although he said

သူ ပြောပေမယ့် ကျွန်တော် မယုံဘူး။   Although he said, I do not believe.

သူ ပေး ပေမယ့် ကျွန်တော် မယူဘူး။   I did not take although he gave.

လဲ "also" is used after a noun.

noun+

noun လဲ
  also
(noun) also

သူ စာအုပ်လဲ ဝယ်မယ်။  He will buy a book also.

သူလဲ စာအုပ် ဝယ်မယ်။     He also will buy (a) book. 

"although" is used after a verb.

verb+

subject+ verb လဲ
  although
although (subject) (verb)

သူပေးလဲ ကျွန်တော်မယူဘူး။   Although he gives, I do not take.

သူ ဆာလဲ မစားဘူး။     He does not eat although he is hungry.

   is used between the two reduplicated verbs when the subject is involved in more than one action.  It will be an imcomplete sentence unless it is followed by another sentence in the same structure but with a different verb.   Notice that လဲ  will function as "nor" in English when it occurs in negative statements.

verb+ +verb

verb လဲ verb
also
also verb -----

ကျွန်တော် စားလဲစားမယ်။ သောက်လဲသောက်မယ်။   I will eat and drink.

ကျွန်တော် စားလဲမစားဘူး။ သောက်လဲ မသောက်ဘူး။       I will not eat or drink.

လို့  is used as a quotation marker after a noun or sentence.

noun/sentence+  လို့

noun/sentence လို့ verb
that
verb that -------

သူ့နာမည် မောင်မောင်လို့ ခေါ်ပါတယ်။      His name is called Maung Maung.

သူလာမယ်လို့ ပြောပါတယ်။    He said he will come.

လို့  "because" is used after a verb.

verb လို့ verb
because
verb because verb

သူ ဆာလို့ စားပါတယ်။  He eats because he is hungry.

မအားလို့ ကျွန်တော် မသွားပါဘူး။  I did not go because I am not free.