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Pronounced Pron. NAY-pyi-daw(English) NEH-PYEE-DA(French) nu-pee-DA(European Portuguese) na-pee-DA(Brazilian Portuguese) [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsNay Pyi Taw, Naypyitaw
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Meaning & History
From Burmese နေပြည်တော် (Nepyidaw) meaning "abode of the king" or "royal abode", from နေပြည် (ne-pyi) meaning "abode" and တော် (taw) meaning "royal, sacred". This is the name of the capital city of Myanmar.