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IOL 2009 Problem #3 Burmese Names
Here are the names of 24 Burmese children and their dates of birth:
On 06/14/2009, 06/16/2009, 06/24/2009, 07/09/2009, 07/13/2009, and 07/18/2009 six other Burmese children were born. Here are their names:
- boys: ŋwe siɳþu, so mo cɔ, yɛ auɳ naiɳ
- girls: daliya, e tiɳ, phyuphyu wiɳ
Who was born when?
⚠ The Burmese names are given in a simplified Roman transcription. c = ch in church, ɛ ≈ a in hat, h indicates that the preceding consonant is aspirated (pronounced with a puff of air), ŋ = ng in hang, ɳ indicates that the preceding vowel is nasal, ɔ ≈ a in hall, þ ≈ English th in with, y = y in yay!, ʔ is a consonant (the so-called glottal stop).
—Ivan Derzhanski, Maria Cydzik