Useful Myanmar Words

Auspicious to you all.

Mingala Ba

 

How are you ?

Nei Kaun: ye la:

 

Good Morning

Mingala non ne khin:ba

 

Good evening

Kaung: thaw nya Nei khin: ba

 

Good night / Good Bye

Thwa:bi

 

Thank you

Kyei:zu;tin ba de

 

Thank you very much

Kyei: zu: amya:gyi:tin ba de

 

I cannot speak Myanmar

Myanmar lo matat bu:

 

Do you understand?

Khamya:na:le tha la:

 

May I take a photograph?

Da’ poun yai’lo. Ya. Mala:

 

May I use the telephone?

Tele phone: thoun: lo.ya.ma.la:

 

Where is the restroom?

Ein tha be ma shi.tha.le:

 

How Much?

Be lau’le:

 

What’s that?

E`da ba le:

 

Very expensive

Zei:mya:de

 

See you again.

Noun gya. Twei. da paw

 

Please to meet you.

Twei.ya.da wan:tha ba de

 

Turn back

Pyan hie.

 

Railway station

Buda youn

 

I want to go

..go thaw: gyin ba de

 

Where is..?

…be na: ma le:

 

Turn left

Be be cho:

 

Turn right

Nya be cho:

 

Straight ahead

Te. De. Thaw: ba

 

Stop here

Dima ya’ ba

 

Slow down

Hpyei: byei:

 

Be careful

Tha di: hta: ba

 

Be careful, don’t drive too fast

Tha di: hta: ba: phyie: byei: moun:

 

Keep the change

Moon: ne.daw

 

Hotel

Hou te

 

Embassy

Than youn:

 

Clinic

Sei: gan:

 

Police Station

Ye: sa Khan:

 

Post Office

Sa dai

 

Market

Zei:

 

River Boat Jetty

Thin: baw: zei’

 

Guest House

e.yei’ tha

 

Restaurant

Sa; thauk hsain

Good Luck

Kan kaung: ba zei

 

Sorry

Sel’ mashi ba ne.

 

Excuse me

Thi: khan ba

 

It’s all right.

Ya ba de

 

Yes. (Male)

Hou’ ke khin bya

 

Yes, (Female)

Hou’ ke shin.

 

No

Hin.in:

 

Really?

Da ge la:

 

It’s impossible

Ma hpyi’ nain bu:

 

Possibly

Hpyi’ nain ba de

 

I beg your pardon (Male)

Kin may?

 

I beg your pardon (Female)

Shin

 

Can I help you?

Ku nyi bay a. zei

 

Help

Kunyi ba oun:

 

Beautiful

Hla. Lai” ta

 

I want

…gyin de

 

Airport

Lei zei

 

Bus station

Bas aka: hma’ tain

 

How much do owe you?

Be lau’ kya. Tha. Le: