Burmese Language

“A body and a dress” Myanmar Idiom

“A body and a dress” Myanmar Idiom

Mingalarbar! This time let’s learn something simple and new. I have a Myanmar Idiom in my mind to share with you. So the idiom is ” အဝတ်တထည်၊ ကိုယ်တခု” “A Wut Ta Htel  Ko Ta Khu” meaning  “a body and a dress“. You will like to […]

Have you already had your breakfast yet? (မနက်စာ စားပြီးပြီလား။)

Have you already had your breakfast yet? (မနက်စာ စားပြီးပြီလား။)

People in Myanmar usually ask the other person  “have you already had your breakfast/lunch yet?” to show that they care about that person. It’s a greeting word  like saying “Hi, how are you?” Sometimes, it’s not only just saying “hi” but also because they want […]

Interjection “Aww,” Different meaning in Burmese

Interjection “Aww,” Different meaning in Burmese

The Interjection “Aww” I was once reading a poem that my local friend posted on Facebook and I felt like it’s a cute idea that he wrote about. He speaks fluent English and the poem is all in English. So I commented “aww…” under his […]

How to say “thank you” in Burmese (ကျေးဇူးတင်ပါတယ်) 

How to say “thank you” in Burmese (ကျေးဇူးတင်ပါတယ်) 

Hello again! Thanks for reading our cracking Burmese blog. Wait…. “Thanks” or “Thank You”? What is the difference between “Thanks” and “Thank you”? I goggled it and than it says “thanks” is just a shorten form of “thank you” and sometimes informal than “thank you”, […]

Cracking the Burmese Language Barrier – Why you SHOULD learn Burmese!

Cracking the Burmese Language Barrier – Why you SHOULD learn Burmese!

Let’s be honest, learning Burmese is much harder to learn than other languages like e.g. Spanish! Why is that? Lack of Learning Materials Burmese is a very very exotic language and there is a lack of good and high quality learning resources. This encompasses all […]

Cracking Burmese: How and when to say “It’s okay”/ “It’s alright” (ရပါတယ်)

Cracking Burmese: How and when to say “It’s okay”/ “It’s alright” (ရပါတယ်)

A Simple Cracking-Burmese Magic Code: Ya Par Tel  (It’s okay/I’m okay)uniburma ရပၝတယ္ myanmar3 ရပါတယ် zawgyi-one ရပါတယ္ There are many times that you will hear the word “Ya Par Tel” in Myanmar. Well, what does this mean?   Ya Par Tel or Ya Tel. ရပါတယ္ / ရတယ္ (I […]

Burmese Top 150 and  Top 1000 Word List

Burmese Top 150 and Top 1000 Word List

For all of you who want to increase their Burmese Vocabulary skills, we have some great resources for you! High Frequency Word Lists! Below you find two word lists, one for the most 150 frequent Burmese words and one for the top 1000 Burmese words. […]

Cracking Burmese Phrasebook Apps

Cracking Burmese Phrasebook Apps

You want to talk to the locals and look for a Phrasebook Burmese App on your phone and crack the language barrier? Read our review below of the most popular learn Burmese Phrasebook Apps to find out what is right for you! We tested four […]

How many alphabets in Burmese?

How many alphabets in Burmese?

    Burmese have 33 letters. Only around 25 letters are commonly used. You will usually see the Burmese scripts in rounded form, and KG students are trained by their teachers to have beautifully rounded characterized Burmese hand-writing. The more you write rounded, they say […]