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Daunglan (Burmese: ဒေါင်းလန်း; Shan: တွင်းလၢၼ်း) is a circular pedestal tray used to serve meals in Myanmar (Burma), especially in Upper Myanmar.[1] Commonly made of lacquered bamboo, teak or beechwood,[2][3] the daunglan is served with small bowls consisting of various dishes and soups.[4] It is comparable to the khan tok used in Northern Thailand and Laos.

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  1. ^ Falconer, John; Moore, Elizabeth; Birnbaum, Alfred; Hahrs, Daniel (2012). Burmese Design & Architecture. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 9781462906840.
  2. ^ Fraser-Lu, Sylvia (2001). Splendour in Wood: The Buddhist Monasteries of Burma. Weatherhill. p. 44. ISBN 9780834804937.
  3. ^ Ferrars, Max; Ferrars, Bertha (1900). Burma. S. Low, Marston, Limited. p. 11.
  4. ^ Nyein Ei Ei Htwe (2014-02-09). "Newly opened Myanmar restaurant already a hit". The Myanmar Times. Retrieved 2017-04-30.