BAMA Cheatsheet

Cheatsheet files here are the summary of John Okell's Burmese by Ear Appendix. Copy them to your phone and review it anytime, anywhere.
Okell's Basic Scripts Cheatsheet

Syllable = head + rhyme.
Head can be: (1) “initial consonant” or (2) “medial consonant”.
Rhyme can be:
(1) “attached vowel symbol” or
(2) “a consonant with ် [ătha - “killer” sign]” or
(3) “combination of an attached vowel symbol and a final consonant”.
Syllables combined to form words and sentences. ပ + ူ = ပူ.

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Okell's Basic Suffixes Cheatsheet

"A suffix is an element that is attached to the end of a word, like the English -ing in words like learning, thinking, etc. Most of the grammatical information in a Burmese sentence is carried by suffixes. Most suffixes are used with just one part of speech."
-Okell's BBE.
Suffixes can be attached to sentences, phrases, verbs, nouns, and as subordinates one sentence to another.

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