This article is a series of language learning posts by ParaSport News. The goal is to provide sport fans some very basic sport and Paralympic vocabulary so you can talk with the world about disability sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.
Burmese, the native language of Burma or Mynmar depending on what you want to call it, is spoken by around 33 million people The Sino-Tibetan language is also spoken in Thailand, Malaysia,and Singapore. Myanmar sent an athletics competitor and a swimming competitor to London, but neither came away with medals. Naing Win finished 14th in the javelin, while Sit Aung Naing never advanced out of his heats in swimming.
Archery specific words:
- မြားပစ်အားကစား – Archery
- မြားပစ်အားကစားနည်း – Archery sport
- မြား – Arrow