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Dr. U Ko Lay Dr. Ko Lay, M.A.

Associate Professor (Burmese Linguistics and Literature)

Department of Myanmar
 
Postal address:
University of Yangon, University P.O.
Yangon 11041
The Union of Myanmar (Burma)

Curriculum vitae
1964 Born in Thandwe (Burma)
1981-82 Studied at the Sittway Regional College
1983-86 Studied Burmese linguistics and literature at the University of Yangon
1984 B.A. (Burmese linguistics and literature)
1986-91 Tutor at Workers' College, Yangon
1990 M.A. ("Phonology of the Northern Rakhine Dialect")
1991-94 Tutor at Pyay College
1994-95 Assistant Lecturer at Pyay College
1995-97 Assistant Lecturer at the University of Foreign Languages, Yangon
1997-99 Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon
Since 1999 Lecturer at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon
2000-02 Ph.D. candidate in the DAAD Sandwich Programme at the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin
since 2003 Associate Professor at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon
 
Main fields of activity
Research into Burmese
Burmese linguistics and literature
Application of Integrational Linguistics
 
Current research projects
The verb in Burmese
 
List of publications
1995 "The Myanmar language is Myanmar's". Pyay College Magazine. [in Burmese]
1996 The Myanmar language for foreigners. Basic level and proficiency course. (Handout, University of Foreign Languages, Yangon). [in Burmese]
1998a "Phonology of the Northern Rakhine dialect". Myanmar Research Journal III/1 (1998) (Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon). [in Burmese]
1998b "Junctors in the Myanmar language". New Style Magazine. [in Burmese]
1999 "Parts of speech in Myanmar". Myanmar Research Journal IV/1 (1999) (Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon). [in Burmese]
 
Lectures & conference presentations
1997 "A comparison of nasalized vowels in Myanmar and Rakhine". 77th Anniversary of Yangon University Conference, Dec.8, 1997. [in Burmese]
1998 "Parts of speech in Myanmar". 78th Anniversary of Yangon University Conference, Dec.2, 1998. [in Burmese]
1999 "The role of the glottal stop in Myanmar phonology". Paper presented at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon. [in Burmese]