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Intro to Conjunctions (I)

1 Coordinating conjunctions : e.g. and, but, or, yet, for nor, so, ...
2 Subordinating Conjunctions : e.g. after, although, as, as if , because, before, even if, if, if only, once, than, until, when, whenever, where, while, ...
3 Correlative conjunctions : e.g. both...and, either...or, not only...but (also), ...
4 Conjunctive adverbs : e.g. however, moreover, nevertheless, consequently, as a result, ...

Sentences Audio by Grace de Jong:

No Burmese English Translation Note
1 ကျွန်နော်ခင်ဗျားအတွက်ပန်းတွေနဲ့အသီးတွေဝယ်ခဲ့တယ်။ I bought the flowers and fruits for you.
2 ကျွန်နော်အိမ်ပြန်မရောက်ခင်ပန်းတွေနဲ့အသီးတွေဝယ်မယ်။ I will buy the flowers and fruits before I get home.
3 ကျွန်မအသီးတွေဝယ်ခဲ့ပြီးတော့အိမ်ရောက်တဲ့အခါရေခဲသေတ္တာထဲထည့်ခဲ့တယ်။ I have bought the fruits, and I have put them in the refrigerator once I arrived home.
4 ကျွန်နော်အသီးတွေဝယ်ခဲ့တယ်။ဒါပေမဲ့ရေခဲသေတ္တာထဲမထည့်ရသေးဘူး။ I have bought the fruits, but I haven't put them in the refrigerator.
5 ခင်ဗျားအိမ်စာမပြီးရင်ညစာမစားရဘူး။ You cannot eat dinner if you have not finished your homework.
6 ရှင် Tarzan ရဲ့ဦးလေးအတွက်ဖရဲသီးဒါမှမဟုတ်ပန်းသီးဝယ်နိုင်တယ်။ You can buy watermelon or apple for Tarzan's uncle.
7 ကျွန်နော်တို့အခုတက္ကစီစီးရတော့မယ်မဟုတ်ရင်နောက်ကျလိမ့်မယ်။ We have to take taxi now, or we will be late.
8 သူရဲ့မျက်မှန်အဟောင်းပျောက်သွားလို့မျက်မှန်အသစ်ဝယ်ရတယ်။ She has to buy new glasses because she lost her old glasses.


Notice that when female speaker speaking, she will use ကျွန်မ to refer to "I" and ရှင် to refer to "you" or as polite tag.
Meanwhile when the speaker is a male, he will use ကျွန်နော် to refer to "I" and ခင်ဗျား to refer to "you" or as polite tag.

Săya Khant Zin - Translator.
Ko Kyaw Htet - Reviewer.
John de Jong and his daughter Grace - Reviewer.