Syntax

noun noun
adjective noun
adjective noun

မြန်မာစကား     Myanma language

အင်္ဂလိပ်စကား   English language

Note:  When two nouns are together, the preceding noun functions as an adjective

 

Verbal nouns:

verb
normalizing prefix verb
noun

အနီ     red

အစိမ်း   green

verb စရာ
verb normalizing suffix
the thing to verb

ရေးစရာ     the thing to write

ဖတ်စရာ   the thing to read

noun verbal noun with prefix
noun adjective
adjective noun

ဘောပင်အနီ     red ballpen

ဘောပင်အစိမ်း   green ballpen

Note:  The verbal nouns with prefix  follow mostly a noun to function as an adjective.  Sometimes the prefix is dropped.

verbal noun with suffix noun
adjective noun
adjective noun

ရေးစရာ စာအုပ်     the book to write

ဖတ်စရာ စာအုပ်   the book to read

Note:  The verbal nouns with စရာ suffix precedes a noun to function as an adjective.