How to use demonstrative pronouns in Burmese

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Burmese

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Burmese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Burmese lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Burmese demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Burmese personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Burmese has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Burmese word for 'I' is 'jenók'.


jenók bē
just me
jenók lē mahotbu
me neither
jenók mahotbu
not me
jenók lē
me too
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Burmese is also called the Myanmar language. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Burmese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Burmese

Learn to get by in Burmese with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Burmese, introduce yourself in Burmese and even hold a conversation in Burmese after you have met someone.

Ķwēdwē amyájī ši dē.
There are many dogs.
Ŋātdwē amyájī ši dē.
There are many birds.
Ķarīswādwē amyájī ši dē.
There are many tourists.
Jaŋdwē amyájī ši dē.
There are many cats.
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Step 6 : Burmese demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns sāok, tiŋkon and tanķā (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Burmese demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Burmese demonstrative pronouns with the nouns sāok, tiŋkon and tanķā and the plural nouns sāokdwē, kalatiŋdwē and tanķādwē you can move on to Step 7 (Burmese adjectives).

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