Burmese Nouns

Welcome to the third Burmese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Burmese to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
ar lu myar
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
kha yan chin thee myar
onions
onions Audio
kyat thun ni myar
carrots
carrots Audio
mon lar u ni myar
fruits
fruits Audio
thit thee myar
apples
apples Audio
pan thee myar
bananas
bananas Audio
nghat pyaw thee myar
oranges
oranges Audio
lain maw thee myar

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Burmese
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
thint si hmar nwar noh shi ba tha lar Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
kyun note hmar near noh nei coffe shi ba de Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
thu hmar pan thee thone lone shi de Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
thu ma hmar pan thee ta lone hti shi de Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
kyun note doh ain thay lay ta lone hti twin ne ba thie Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
kyun note doh ye nan nat sa ko kyun note kyaik ba thie Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
paung mont
milk
milk Audio
nwar noh
butter
butter Audio
htaw but
cheese
cheese Audio
cheese
coffee
coffee Audio
coffee
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sandwich
meat
meat Audio
a thar
chicken
chicken Audio
kyat
fish
fish Audio
ngar
breakfast
breakfast Audio
nan nat sa
lunch
lunch Audio
nay le sa
dinner
dinner Audio
nya sa

Conversation in Burmese

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Burmese
Do you speak (English/ Burmese)?
thin ingalait/ bamar sagar pyaw ba tha lar Audio
Just a little
ne ne ba be Audio
I like Burmese
kyun note bamar sagarr ko kyaik ba de Audio
Can I practice with you?
kkyun note thin ne le kyint loh ya ma lar Audio
How old are you?
thint a thet be laut shi pyi le Audio
I'm thirty three years old
kyun note a thet thone se shi ba pyi Audio
It was nice talking to you
thin ne sagar pyaw ya da kaung ba de Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Burmese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Burmese Adjectives   Burmese Adjectives

Burmese Plural   Burmese Plural



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