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The Drum Dictionary: English - Sgaw Karen
Over 29,000 English headwords, verb phrases and idioms new dictionary

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  • Health Terms Glossary: A collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages

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Culture
  • Karen History and Traditional Judicial System / ကညီတၢ်စံၣ်စိၤတဲစိၤဒီးလုၢ်လၢ်ထူသနူ (Sgaw Karen) လံာ်ဖိတဘ့ၣ်အံၤမ့ၢ်ဝဲဘၣ်ဃးဒီးကညီအတၢ်ဆဲးတၢ်လၤဒီးလုၢ်လၢ်ထူသနူလၢတၢ်ထုးထီၣ်တ့ၢ်လီၤသၢဘ့ၣ်အကျါတဘ့ၣ်လီၤ. ဖဲလံာ်အပူၤတၢ်ကွဲးဖျါထီၣ်ကညီအတၢ်စံၣ်စိၤတဲစိၤအဂ့ၢ်ဖုၣ်ကိာ်ဒီးတၢ်စံၣ်ညီၣ်ပီတ့အကျိၤအကွာ်တဖၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ.
  • The Faiths and Traditional Beliefs of the Karen People / ကညီဖိတဖၣ်အတၢ်ဘူၣ်တၢ်ဘါဒီးတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ် (Sgaw Karen) လံာ်တဘ့ၣ်အံၤဘၣ်ဃးကညီအတၢ်ဆဲးတၢ်လၤဒီးအလုာ်လၢ်ထူသနူလီၤ. ပှၤလၢအဖးလံာ်တဘ့ၣ်အံၤကန့ၢ်ဘၣ်ဝဲတၢ်သ့ၣ်ညါဘၣ်ဃးကညီအတၢ်ဘူူၣ်တၢ်ဘါဒီးအတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်ဒီး မိၢ်လုပၢ်လၢ်အတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်, ဃုာ်ဒီးကညီဖိလၢမုၢ်မဆါတနံၤအံၤတဖၣ် အတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်လၢတၢ်ဘူၣ်တၢ်ဘါအကလုာ်ကလုာ်အဂ့ၢ်အကျိၤစ့ၢ်ကီးလီၤ.
  • Karen Traditional Knowledge and Beliefs / ကညီတၢ်ဒုၣ်တၢ်ထုဒီးတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်တဖၣ် (Sgaw Karen)
    တၢ်ထၢဖှိၣ်ကညီအတၢ်ဒုၣ်တၢ်ထုဒီးတၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်လၢ တၢ်ကတိၤအီၤအါန့ၢ်အဘီ၁ဝဝဃုာ်ဒီးအခီပညီလၢအပာ်ဖျါထီၣ်တၢ်သ့ၣ်ညါထူလံၤဘၣ်ဃးန့ဆၢၣ်ခိၣ်ဃၢၤဝးဝး, တၢ်သိၣ်လိလၢအဂ့ၤဝဲကြၢးဝဲ, တၢ်ဖးဆိမူခိၣ်ကလံၤသီၣ်ဂီၤ, မိၢ်လုၢ်ပၢ်လၢ်တၢ်စူၢ်တၢ်နာ်တဖၣ် ဒီးအဂၤတဖၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ.
 

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New pages with information on Karen culture added

 

Reference

To download printable versions of Drum dictionaries, please click here for more information.

  • Health Terms Glossary : A collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages
  • Transliteration word list : A pdf file designed to be used with the transliteration guide for more practice learning the Karen script.
  • newGlossary of Science Terms : This is a draft of suggested translations of English science terms to be used in developing Karen language science curriculum. It's just a draft but could be helpful.

 

  • newExtremely Fun Facts : (Sgaw Karen) Fun Q&A book with interesting facts on the earth, civilizations, the animal kingdom and more

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Additional reference materials available here

Fiction

  • Animal Farm : (Sgaw Karen). The George Orwell classic. Did you know Orwell spoke Sgaw Karen?
  • The Pearl : (Sgaw Karen) The John Steinbeck classic
  • newKaren Ghost Stories : (Sgaw Karen) : Winning entries from the Drum 2012 Stories Writing Competition for Adults

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Children's Books

Additional children's materials available here

Health Education
  • Facts for Life : (Sgaw Karen) The Facts for Life book aims to make life-saving knowledge easily available to everyone. It presents the most important facts that people have a right to know to prevent child deaths and diseases, and to protect women during pregnancy and childbirth.
  • newChildren And Parents Growing Up Together : (Sgaw Karen) A handbook for parents of children from newborns to age six covering the early stages of child development and a guide to insure the physical and mental well being of young children.
  • Henry and a Special Friend : An HIV/AIDS awareness storybook for children published by Drum can be view here in multiple languages
  • How Your Body Works / နမိၢ်ပှၢ်မၤတၢ်မနုၤလဲၣ် : (Sgaw Karen)
    လံာ်ဖးပာ်ဃုာ်တၢ်ဂီၤလၢတီၤခၢၣ်သးကၠိဖိအဂီၢ်, ၡဲပၠးဘၣ်ဃးပှၤကညီအနီၢ်ခိမိၢ်ပှၢ်မၤတၢ်ဒီးတၢ်ကတိၤအခီပညီစုာ်စုာ်လၢပှၤကညီကျိာ်
  • Teaching Sureh : (Sgaw Karen) The story of a young boy who is given responsibility to help his younger brother learn to walk, talk, count and play. It encourages children to concern themselves with the development of their pre-school brothers and sisters.
 

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  • Health Terms Glossary A revised and expanded collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages

Additional health related materials available here

Agriculture
  • Low Cost Farming : (Sgaw Karen) A farming manual designed for single farming households in the tropics with limited area. It illustrates how on small plots of land with simple locally available tools, a family can glow enough crops and raise enough livestock to provide a balanced diet for an entire family.

  • Everyone Can Make Compost (Sgaw Karen)
 

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  • Low Cost Farming : (Burmese) A farming manual designed for single farming households in the tropics with limited area. It illustrates how on small plots of land with simple locally available tools, a family can glow enough crops and raise enough livestock to provide a balanced diet for an entire family.

 

Drum Publications are available to purchase on-line.
Please support this service.
Purchase Hardcopies On-line
By using this web site, you agree to Drum's Terms of Usage , which include an express licence.
Click here to visit the Drum On-line Bookstore

new
The Drum Dictionary: English - Sgaw Karen
Over 29,000 English headwords, verb phrases and idioms new dictionary

Featured Downloads:

  • Health Terms Glossary: A collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages

Scroll down or use the "page links" below to see available titles
Culture

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

New pages with information on Karen culture added

 

Reference

To download printable versions of Drum dictionaries, please click here for more information.

  • Health Terms Glossary : A collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages
  • Transliteration word list : A pdf file designed to be used with the transliteration guide for more practice learning the Karen script.
  • newGlossary of Science Terms : This is a draft of suggested translations of English science terms to be used in developing Karen language science curriculum. It's just a draft but could be helpful.

 

  • newExtremely Fun Facts : (Sgaw Karen) Fun Q&A book with interesting facts on the earth, civilizations, the animal kingdom and more

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Additional reference materials available here

Fiction

  • Animal Farm : (Sgaw Karen). The George Orwell classic. Did you know Orwell spoke Sgaw Karen?
  • The Pearl : (Sgaw Karen) The John Steinbeck classic
  • newKaren Ghost Stories : (Sgaw Karen) : Winning entries from the Drum 2012 Stories Writing Competition for Adults

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Children's Books

Additional children's materials available here

Health Education
  • Facts for Life : (Sgaw Karen) The Facts for Life book aims to make life-saving knowledge easily available to everyone. It presents the most important facts that people have a right to know to prevent child deaths and diseases, and to protect women during pregnancy and childbirth.
  • newChildren And Parents Growing Up Together : (Sgaw Karen) A handbook for parents of children from newborns to age six covering the early stages of child development and a guide to insure the physical and mental well being of young children.
  • Henry and a Special Friend : An HIV/AIDS awareness storybook for children published by Drum can be view here in multiple languages
  • Teaching Sureh : (Sgaw Karen) The story of a young boy who is given responsibility to help his younger brother learn to walk, talk, count and play. It encourages children to concern themselves with the development of their pre-school brothers and sisters.
 

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  • Facts for Life : (Burmese) The Facts for Life book aims to make life-saving knowledge easily available to everyone. It presents the most important facts that people have a right to know to prevent child deaths and diseases, and to protect women during pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Health Terms Glossary A revised and expanded collection of health related terms in English / Sgaw Karen / Burmese languages

Additional health related materials available here

Agriculture
  • Low Cost Farming : (Sgaw Karen) A farming manual designed for single farming households in the tropics with limited area. It illustrates how on small plots of land with simple locally available tools, a family can glow enough crops and raise enough livestock to provide a balanced diet for an entire family.

  • Everyone Can Make Compost (Sgaw Karen)
 

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  • Low Cost Farming : (Burmese) A farming manual designed for single farming households in the tropics with limited area. It illustrates how on small plots of land with simple locally available tools, a family can glow enough crops and raise enough livestock to provide a balanced diet for an entire family.


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