တရားသော။ တရားမျှတသော။

  • The just demands of the students must be met.


  • a just reward/punishment.

~ juster comparative; ~ justest superlative


before N and noun phrases တိတိ။ အံကိုက်။ သက်သက်။

  • This gadget is just the thing for getting those nails out.

before Adj, Adv and prepositional phrases အနေတော်။ အံကိုက်။ တထေရာ တည်း။ ချွတ်စွပ်။ ဤ၊ ထိုနေရာ တွင်။

  • The sauce tastes just right. Put it just here/there.

before clauses ပဲ။ ပင်။ အတိုင်း။

  • It was just where I expected it to be.

~ as အတိုင်း။ အခိုက်။ before an Adj and Adv followed by as အတိုင်း။ လိုပင်။

  • It's just as I thought.

~ esp after only ရုံမျှ။ ရုံ။ ~ used before with prepositional phrases of time, measurement အခိုက်။ ရုံမျှ။

  • I can only just reach the shelf/even when I stand on tiptoe.

~ with perfect tense, in US with the with simple past tense ခုတင်။ ခုပဲ။ ခုပင်။

  • He has just been telling us about his trip to Rome.

~ esp present and past continuous tense ခုတင်။ ခုပဲ။ ခုပင်။ ~ about, going to do sth, referring to the with immediate future လုပ်တုန်း။ ခါနီး။

  • I was just beginning to enjoy myself when we had to go home.

ရုံမျှ။ ရုံ။ ဒီအတိုင်း။

  • This is not just another disaster movie: it is a masterpiece.

used, esp with the imperative, to cut short a possible argument or delay or to appeal for attention or understanding ကြည့်စမ်း။ ကြည့်စမ်းပါဦး။

  • Just listen to what I'm saying/will you!

~ for sth/ to do sth တည်းသာ။ သက်သက်။

  • There is just one way of saving him.

~ used in making a polite request, excuse, interruption etc တစ်ဆိတ်လောက်။ တစ်ချက်လောက်။

  • Could you just help me carry this table/please?

~ used with might, might, may to indicate a slight possibility of sth happening or being true ...ကောင်း...မည်။

  • Try his home number __ he might just/just might be in.

~ used for emphasis တကယ်ပဲ။ အဟုတ်ပဲ။ တကယ့်ကို။ ~ used for with express agreement တကယ်ပဲ။

  • The food was just wonderful! I can just imagine his reaction.