Myanmar Language Commission

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The Myanmar Language Commission (Myan-ma-za Aphweh) is a government educational entity in Myanmar.[1] It is responsible for several projects including the Myanmar–English Dictionary (1993) and MLC Transcription System for Romanization of Burmese.

Members of the Myanmar Language Commission[edit]

  1. Ba Nyunt, Retired Professor of History (deceased)
  2. Chan Tha, "Letwe Minnyo", "Letyar Sanhta", Retired Chairman, Bureau of

Special Investigation (deceased)

  1. Hla Pe", "Dagon U Hla Pe" (deceased)
  2. San Htun, "San Htun, Man Tekkatho" (deceased)
  3. San Ngwe, "Dagon U San Ngwe" (deceased)
  4. Thaw Zin, "Thaw Zin" (deceased)
  5. Aung Thaw, Retired Director General, Department of Archaeology
  6. Hla Shwe, Retired Rector, University of Mandalay
  7. Htin Gyi, "Tekkatho Htin Gyi" Retired Director, Sarpay Beikhman
  8. Htin Fatt, "Maung Htin" Retired Editor and Consultant, Burma Translation Society
  9. Daw Kyan, "Ma Kyan", Retired Senior Research Officer, Historical


  1. Myint Than, "Kahtika Daw Myint Than", Retired Lecturer in Burma
  2. Daw Ohn Khin, Retired Lecturer in Burma
  3. Soe Maung, "Thagara Nga Soe", Retired Chief Editor, Burma Ah-lin Daily
  4. Than Swe, "Mya Myinzu", Retired Professor of Burma
  5. Win Pe, "Mya Zin", "Win Pe", Retired Director General, Department of

National Archives

  1. Yin Yin, "Saw Mon Nyin"


  1. ^ E. Ulrich Kratz Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures: A Bibliographic Guide to Burmese, Cambodian, Indonesian, Javanese, Malay, Minangkakau, Thai, and Vietnamese 1996 Page 61 "The most important centre of language study in Burma is the Burma Language Commission (Myan-ma-za Aphweh;"