Greeting to Myanmar People  Mingalar Ba
 How are you?  nei kaun: ye. la:
 Good morning  mingala nan nè khin: ba
 Good afternoon  kaun: tho: nei khin: ba
 Good evening  kaun: tho: nya. nei khin: ba
 Good night / Good Bye  thwa: bi
 Thank you  kyei: zu: tin ba de
 Thank you very much  ah myar gyi kyei zu tin ba te
 I can not speak Myanmar  Myanmar lo mata’ bu:
 I don’t understand  na: ma le bu:
 Do you understand?  khamya: na: le tha la:
 May I take a photograph?  daek’ poun yai’ lo. ya. mala:
 May I use the telephone?  te li hpon: thoun: lo. ya. Ma
 Where is the restroom?  ein tha be ma shi. tha le:
 How much?  ba lau’ le:
 What’s that?  e: da ba le:
 Very expensive  zei:mya: de /ze gye de
 See you again  hsoun gya. thei: da paw.
 Pleased to meet you  twei. ya. da wan: tha ba de
 Good luck  kan kaun: ba zei
 Sorry  sei’ mashi. ba ne.
 Excuse me  thi: khan ba
 It’s all right  ya bar de
 Yes (Male)  hou’ ke khin bya.
 Yes (Female)  hou’ ke shin.
 No  hin ein: (Male) hin in: (Female)
 Really?  da ge la.:
 It’s impossible.  ma hpyi’ nain bu:
 Possibly  hpyi’ nain ba de
 I beg your pardon (Male)  khwan lut ba khin mya
 I beg your pardon (Female)  khwan lut ba shin
 Can I help you?  ku nyi ba ya. zei
 Help! (If you get trouble)  kegya. ba oun:
 Help!(normal situation)  ku nyi ba oun
 Beautiful!  hla. lai’ ta
 Handsome  hpyaun. lai’ ta
 I want …..  lo .gyin de
 I want to Go  thwa: gyin ba de
 Where is ....?  be na: ma le:
 Turn left  bè cho:
 Turn right  nya bèk cho:
 Straight ahead  te, de. thwa: ba
 Stop here  dima ya’ ba
 Slow down  hpyei: byei:
 Be careful  tha di: hta: ba
 Don’t drive too fast  tha di: hta: ba: phyei: byei: maun:
 Turn back  pyan hle:
 How much do I owe you?  be lau’ kya. tha le:
 Airport  lei zei
 Bus Station  bè saka: hmat ’ tain
 Railway Station  buda youn:
 Hotel  hou te
 Embassy  thean youn:
 Hospital  hsei: youn
 Clinic  hsei: gan:
 Police Station  ye^sakhan
 Post Office  sa daik
 Market  zei:
 Boat Jetty  thin: baw: zei’
 Guest house  ae. yeik’ tha/te koe gan
 Restaurant  sa: thau’ hsain
 Bus Station  bè saka: hmat ’ tain
   
 Food & Drinks  Food & Drinks
 Pork / Pork curry  wek’ tha:/ we’ tha: hsi byan
 Beef /Beef curry  a me: tha: /a me: his byan
 Fish/ Fish curry  nga /nga: hsi byan
 Duck:/Duck curry  be: tha /be: tha: hsi byan
 Rice/ Fried rice  hta min: hta min: gyaw
 Noodles/Fried Noodles  khau’ hswe: / khau’ hswe gyaw
 Water  yei
 Cigarette  hsei: lei’
 Tea  la hpet’ yei
 Coffee  kaw hpi
 Cow fresh milk  nwa: noe.
 Lentil soup  pe: niga lei: hin: gyo
 Egg noodle in chicken  oun: noe. khau’ hswe:
 coconut gravy  oun:noe:ah nit
 Steamed glutinous rice  kauk’ nyin: baun
 Thick rice pancake  bein: moun.
 Thin rice noodle in fish soup  moun. hin: ga
 I want to eat …..  sa: gyin de
 I would like to drink .....  thau’ chin de
 What is today’s special?  di nei. a htu: hin: ga ba le:
 What would you suggest?  be ha kaun: ma le:
 Please give me a receipt  pyei za pei: ba