The correct pronunciation of Myanmar is Mee-ahn-mah. In the first syllable, the “y” is pronounced with a long “e”, which means it is pronounced with an “ee” sound. In the second syllable, the “a” is pronounced with an “ah” sound. The “r” at the end of Myanmar is not pronounced.
Is it pronounce Myanmar or Myanmar?
In neither name is there a hard “r” sound anywhere. It is never pronounced “MAI-an-marr”. Gustaaf Houtman, an anthropologist who specialises in the country, explains that native speakers use both words: Myanmar is the formal, literary form and Burma an everyday term.
How do you pronounce Myo in Myanmar?
- Myanmar: မျိုး
- Pronounced: /mjó/
- Meaning: Myo (Okell); family, lineage (Fifty Viss)
- Alternate spellings:
What is your name in Myanmar?
What’s your name?: Nah meh be lou kor d’le?
How do you pronounce EI in Myanmar?
- Myanmar: အိ
- Pronounced: /ḭ/
- Meaning: soft, yielding (Okell); tender (Fifty Viss)
Is Myanmar language difficult?
The fast answer is that Burmese is pretty hard. The slow answer will take some time to unpack. Vocabulary – Burmese has a lot of loans words from English so this can help speed up your language learning. Grammar – The grammar is subject-object-verb unlike English which therefore takes some getting used to.