SentencesAudio by Grace de Jong:
|1||ကျွန်မစားခဲ့တယ် ။ ကျွန်မစားတယ် ။ ကျွန်မစားမယ် ။||I ate. I eat. I will eat.||while in English: eat, eats, ate, eaten; စား might have changes in suffix.|
|2||သူစားခဲ့တယ် ။ သူစားတယ် ။ သူစားမယ် ။||He ate. He eats. He will eat.||notice "will" (-meh) comes after the Verb.|
|3||ကျွန်မစားပြီးပြီ။||I have eaten.|
|4||ကျွန်မစားနေတယ်။||I am eating.|
|5||စားပါ။||Please have a bite (please eat the meal).|
|6||အဲဒါကျွန်မစားတာမဟုတ်ဘူး။||I didn't eat that (the bowl is empty, but it was not me who ate that).|
|7||ဒါမစားပါနဲ့။||Please don't eat this.|
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.
Ko Kyaw Htet - Reviewer.
John de Jong and his daughter Grace - Reviewer.