Basic Burmese words for beginners

Basic Burmese words for beginners

– Essential words to know –


Learn the essentials of Burmese easily with this vocabulary list that contains all the most basic words used in Burmese, with their english translations. If you’re a beginner, it will come in handy to review or learn Burmese by yourself before traveling, or if you want to enrich and improve your Burmese vocabulary to better express yourself in writing and speaking!

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Please kyaayyjuupyu
Thank you! kyaayyjuutainpartaal!
Sorry!ย  sawree!
What? bhar?
Who? kambharkyannmarrayyaahpwal?
When? bhaaltotlell?
Why? a bhaal kyount?
Which? bhaalhar lell?
How? bhaallolell?
Whereย ? bhaalmhar ?
How muchย ? bhaallout parlell ?
Yes hotekae
Noย  mashi
Maybe hpyitninehcarar
Of course hotepartaal
something taithkuhku
nothing bharmha
somebody taithconetaityout
nobody bhaalsuumha
before me
after pyeenout
far aawayy
near aanee
here demhar
there homhar
today denae
tomoorow manaathpyan
now yahku
man luu
woman meinm
friend suungaalhkyinn
more nouthtaut
less naeesaw
always aamyaelltam
later noutpine
never bhaaltotmha
same aatuutuuparpell .
different matuubhuu .
small sayy ngaal sai .
large kyeemarrsaw
difficult hkaattaal .
easy lwalpartaal .
hot puu taal .
cold aayy
yesterday manaek
after pyeenout
beautiful lhasaw aasainn
broken kyoe
free aahkamae
a pharmacy sayysine
money pitesan
a bag aatetaitlone
a lighter meehkyittaithku
aย cigarette hcee karaattaitliut
a bottle taitpulainn
soap sautpyaar
clean sanshinn
dirty nyait paat sai .
a trash can aamhaitepone
a trash bag aamhaiteaate
the silence tatesate hkyinn .
a tool tool taithku
pregnant kowaan
sick naymakaungg
a baby kalayy
a little bit aanaeengaal
a doctor sararwaan tait u
a dentist swarrsararwaan
a medicine sayytaithku
a book hcaraotetaitaote
a story jaratlamtaitpud
a phone hponetaitlone
a computer kwanpyauutartaitlone
a car karrtaithcainn
a plane layyarin
the name narmai
the adress liuthcar
the age aasaat
the nationality ninengansarr
a choice rwayhkyaalmhutaithku
an answer a hpway t jhahku
the key sot
the light aalainnraung
the television rotemyinsankyarr
the bed aiutrar
the house aain
the shower rayhkyoehkaann
the window pyatainnpout
the door tanhkarr
the table hcarrpwal
tired painpaann sai .
water ray
open hpw ng sai .
closed patesaim
clothes aawaat
coffee kawhpe
tea laathpaatrai
lunch naelaalhcar
dinner nyahcar
a fruit a seetaithku
a vegetable hainnseehainnrwattaithku
a beverage yamakartaithku
a child kalayytaityout
rain moerwar
the entrance wainpout
the exit htwatpout
music get
a smile aapyuantaithku
the world kambhar
the sky kaunggkain
a river myittaithku
the sea painlaal
the mountain taung
the lake raykaan
the island kyawann
the beach kamhkyay

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