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du-ma. ma-shi-do-bu
she passed away
ja-nor-do ma kalay tone-yau shi-de.
we have three children
yau-kyar
husband
ja-nor ma ein-tau shi-de.
I am married (i.e. I have a spouse)
ja-nor a-pey ne a-mey england-ma nei-de.
My father and mother are staying in England
du-ma-lei
neice
dha-mi
daughter
ni-ma-lei
younger sister
myey
grandson or granddaughter
gwei-ni-de.
divorced
a-dor
aunt
du-lei
nephew
mei-ma-lei
girl
a-pey-be a-po
grandfather on father's side
sway-mio
relative
u-ley
uncle
a-pey OR a-ba'
father
a-mey
mother
mi-ta-zu
family
yau-kyar-lei
boy
kyit-du
partner
a-po
grandfather
dun-nge-shin OR dhu-nge-shin
friend
ni-lei (m speaker) OR mau-lei (f speaker)
younger brother
a-go
older brother
ja-nor a-pwa Italy-ga la de.
my grandmother comes from Italy
a-pwa
grandmother
ein-tau
spouse
mei-ma
wife
sun-ni
wife (more polite)
kalay
child
kalay-doh
children
a-ma'
older sister
tha:
son
nya:
married
kalay-dwei
children (pl)
mi-ba
parents