WRITING

Here are some loan-words written with စ် "iq" vowel.

 

ဟစ်ပီ  hippie(Eng)
စစ်စလီ Cisly (Eng)
ဆစ်ဒနီ Sydney (Eng)
လစ်ဘီးယား Lybia(Eng)
အိုအေးစစ် Oasis (Eng)

READING

Read the following Burmese sentences yourself first.  Then click the speaker icon on the right and listen.  Listen carefully the sound of "ပါ" in each sentence.  Do they sound the same? You will find the answer in the notes to the Lesson 26.

စားပါ။ Please eat.

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ပေးပါ။ Please give. sound.gif (2534 bytes)
ချစ်ပါ။ Please love. sound.gif (2534 bytes)
ဆစ်ပါ။ Please bargain the price. sound.gif (2534 bytes)