Glossary

မင်္ဂလာပါ

"mingâlaba" meaning "prosperity to you" is a formal greeting at any time of the day, especially between foreigners and native speakers.

ပါ

"pa" at the end of a sentence is used as a polite tag.

ခင်ဗျာ

"khâmja" meaning "sir or madam" is spoken by a male at the end of a sentence to show respect to the listener.

ရှင်။

"shin" meaning "sir or madam" is spoken by a female at the end of a sentence to show respect to the listener.

This mark called "pouq má" functions as a period in written sentences.