Here are some loan-words written with က် "eq" vowel.

ဘီးလီယက် billiard(Eng)
အိုပက် OPEC(Eng)
ဘက်ထရီ battery (Eng)
ရက်ကက် racket (Eng)
ကက်စထရို Castro (Cuba)


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.

 မလာပါနဲ့။  Do not come. sound.gif (2534 bytes)
 မသွားပါနဲ့။  Do not go. sound.gif (2534 bytes)
 မရှက်ပါနဲ့။  Do not be shy. sound.gif (2534 bytes)
 မထွက်ပါနဲ့။  Do not get out. sound.gif (2534 bytes)