VB : Translation

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  • Translation is the process of converting information in a Source language into a Target language.
  • For example, Dhammapada has been translated from Pali into other languages (e.g. English, Burmese, French, German).

English to Burmese Translators

  • Shwe Oo Daung
  • Thakin Ba Thaung
  • U Thein Maung (Htin Lin)
  • Mya Than Tint

Burmese to English Translators

  • BBS U Khin Zaw (“K”)
  • U Win Pe (“Mya Zin”)
  • Rev. F Lustig (“Ashin Ananda”)
  • U Myint Thein (“MMT”)

Pali to English Translators

  • U Pe Maung Tin
  • Sayadaw U Thittila
  • U Shwe Zan Aung

WPD Supplement

  • Working Peoples’ Daily (WPD) published the translation of selected short stories and poems from Burmese into English.
  • Thanks to Daw Khin Swe Hla (Editor, Working People’s Daily) for assigning me to translate U Thu Kha’s short story “Nge Thay Loh” in late 1969 for WPD Supplement.
    I received Fifty Kyats for my translation “Still So Young”.
    WPD gave Fifty Kyats to the author.


  • I translated selected articles.
  • Examples :
    “A Glimpse of Mount Meru” by Dhamma Bheri Sayadaw
    “Sea of Men” By Tekkatho Moe War


  • I translated several Kabyars (Burmese poems).
  • Kabyars by
    Tekkatho Moe War
    Maung Nyunt Htay (Ah Htet Min Hla)
    Maung Yin Maung (Okpo)
    Maung Sein Win (Padeegone)
    Win Myint (M72)
  • Some are published as “Poetic Art” series.

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