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Romabama

Burmese Written Language in Roman Script

vow07

U Kyaw Tun, M.S. (I.P.S.T., U.S.A.), Deep River, Ontario, Canada. Not for sale. No copyright. Free for everyone. Prepared for students of TIL Computing and Language Center, Yangon, MYANMAR .

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Group {. :}
With base consonants |
  {wag}-aksharas | {a.wag}-aksharas
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Group {. :} 

The names for the vowel-signs are:
  {nauk-pis auk-mris},
  {ya.pak-lak-thut},
  {nauk-pis}

At one time, this subgroup was written as . However, this has now changed to -- U Tun Tint.
Because of the killed {ya.}, Romabama spelling has been changed to: {. :} -- UKT

 

With Base-aksharas

The following are some of the members of this subgroup:

{wag.}-aksharas

{k. k k:}
{k.} /|ke.|/ - v. 1. remove gradually. -- MEDict 011
{k} /|ke|/ - v. save; rescue. -- MEDict 024
{k:} /|ke|/ - v. 1. overdo; go beyond accepted limit. -- MEDict 011

{hk. hk hk:}
{hk.} /|khe.|/ - part. verb-suffix for emphasis. -- ed MEDict 057
{hk-ma.} /|khe ma.|/ - n. sister-in-law
  (wife's younger sister or younger brother's wife). -- MEDict 066
{hk:} /|khe:|/ - v. 1. coagulate, congeal. -- MEDict 057

{g. g g:}
no entry in MEDict

{ng. ng ng:}
{ng.} /|nge.|/ - v. 2. sympathise; be considerate. -- MEDict 094
{ng} /|nge|/ - adj. small, little. -- MEDict 096

{s. s s:}
{kyi-s} /|kji ze|/ - v. tease in an affectionate manner. -- MEDict 0228
{s:} /|se:|/ - v. stop; cease; subside. -- MEDict 113

{hs. hs hs:}
{hs} /|hse|/ - n. ten. -- MEDict 145
{hs:} /|hse:|/ - v. swear at; revile; vituperate. -- MEDict 135

{z. z z:}
{z} /ze/ - n.  pips used in playing some indoor games
  (usually cowries or tamarind seeds). -- MEDict 153

{. :}
{:} /|nje:|/ - pron. arch. Same as {:}: you (term of friendliness) -- ed MEDict 157

{t. t t:}
{t.} /|te.|/ - part colloquial phrase- or sentence-suffix to denote reported speech. -- MEDict 169
{t} /|te|/ - adv. very; exceedingly (as in "exceedingly beautiful, indeed". -- MEDict 190
{t:} /|te:|/ - n. hut; shed; tent; booth. -- MEDict 169

{ht. ht ht:}
{ht} /|hte|/ - n. plough. -- MEDict 208
{ht.} /de:|/ - ppm. noun-suffix to indicate location
  (equivalent to "inside or in the house") -- ed MEDict 197

{d. d d:}
{d} /|de|/ - n. frying pan. -- MEDict 215

{D. D D:}
no entry in MEDict

{n. n n:}
{n.} /|ne.|/ - v. be loose; wobble or be unsteady. -- MEDict 229
{n} /|ne|/ - v. knead; mix. --MEDict 239
{n:} /|ne:|/ - n. poetic method; procedure; process. Same as {n:} -- MEDict 229

{p. p p:}
{p.} /|pe.|/ - n. 1. stern or tail part of a boat or plane. -- MEDict 262
{p} /|pe|/ - v. reject; debar; disqualify; turn down. -- MEDict 280
{p:} /|pe:|/ - n. beans; pulse; legumes; gram. -- MEDict 260

{hp. hp hp:}
{hp.} /|hpe.|/ - v. break off a portion of something. -- MEDict 299
{hp} /|hpe|/ - v. 1. push aside; discard. -- MEDict 305
{hp:} /|hpe:|/ - v. avoid; keep away. -- MEDict 299

{b. b b:}
{b} /|be|/ - n. See {B}: left -- MEDict 315, 328

{B. B B:}
{B} /|be|/ - n. left. -- MEDict 328
{B:} /|be:|/ - n. 1. duck. -- MEDict 325

{m. m m:}
{m.} /|me.|/ - v. be lacking in; be wanting; be free (as in "homeless). -- ed MEDict 345
{m} /|me|/ - n. 2. title-holder in a beauty contest. -- MEDict 358
{m:} /|me:|/ - adj. See {m:} : black; dark -- MEDict 345, 354

{a.wag}-aksharas

{y. y y:}
{y.y.} /|je. je.|/ - adv. on one's last legs; in a frail state. -- MEDict 383

{r. r r:}
{r.} /|je.|/ - ppm. colloquial 1. noun-suffix to show possession. -- ed. MEDict 400
{r} /|je|, | ji |/ - v. laugh -- MEDict 413
{r:} /|je:|/ - adj. 1. bright red. -- MEDict 399

{l. l l:}
{l.} /|le.|/ - adj. limpid; clear. -- MEDict 436
{l} /|le|/ - n. paddy field. -- MEDict 459
{l:} /|le:|/ - v. 1. exchange. -- MEDict 436

{w. w w:}
{w} /|we|/ - v. buy. -- MEDict 484
{w:} /|we:|/ - v. 1. hover or fly in circles. -- MEDict 477

{th. th th:}
{th.} /|the.|/ - v. 1. skim. -- MEDict 501
{th} /|the|/ - v. carry; transport. -- MEDict 521
{th:} /|the:|/ - n. sand. -- MEDict 500

UKT: {th} /|the|/ and {th} /|the (thi, dhi, dhe)|/ (MEDict 515) have the same pronunciation in some cases. However in other cases, they do not have the same pronunciation, e.g.,
  {Z:th} /|zei: dhe|/ - n. shopper; bazaar seller. -- MEDict 155
  {sis-th} /|si'thi|/ - n. 1. Same as {sis-tha:} :
    /|si'tha:|/ - soldier. MEDict 119, 119.

{h. h h:}
{h.} /|he.|/ - int. word used to call somebody's attention by a senior to a junior. -- ed MEDict 529
{h} /|he|/ - int. a sudden emotive cry; Oh! -- MEDict 533
{h:} /|he:|/ - adj low and reverberating (sound or voice) -- MEDict 529

{. :}
{:} /|e:|/ - v. make a concerted effort. -- MEDict 614

 

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