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What is inconvenient in Myanmar (Burma)?

What is inconvenient in Myanmar (Burma)?

Dear readers, It’s a nice raining day here in Yangon. It’s wet and usually when the rain comes, the light goes off!! I know that’s one disappointing fact about Myanmar. But tonight, EPC (Electric Power Corporation) seems to be quite generous and no black out! […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Myanmar or Burma? Burmese or Myanmar language?

Myanmar or Burma? Burmese or Myanmar language?

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between Burmese and Myanmar?  Myanmar has been changed it’s name from “Burma” to “Myanmar” in the late 1980s. Many foreigners still use the name “Burma” since it’s quite easier to pronounce than “Myanmar” and also the new […]

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 […]