Minn Latt

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U Gtun Kyi, pen name Minn Latt Yekhaun (Burmese: မင်းလတ်; Rangoon, 19 July 1925-Shan State, c.1985) was a Burmese linguist who studied and published in Czechoslovakia.[1] He returned to Burma to fight as a member of the Burmese Communist Party but was later shot by his own comrades.[2][3]

Works[edit]

  • Latt, Minn (1958). "The Prague Method Romanization of Burmese". Archiv Orientální. 26: 145–167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jan Filipský Čeští a slovenští orientalisté, afrikanisté a iberoamerikanisté 1999 Page 332 "MINN LATT YEKHÁUN Maung (alias Htun Kyi) - barmský lingvista, literární historik, spisovatel a pedagog působící v Praze * 19. 7. 1925 Barma, f konec 80. let Barma Koncem 2. světové války se zúčastnil povstání proti japonské okupaci v ..."
  2. ^ Ronald A. Morse, Anita Hibler Burma: A Study Guide 1988- Page 43 "MINN LATT The origin of Burma studies in Czechoslovakia owes much to the pioneering work of a Burmese scholar, U Minn Latt (U Gtun Kyi, b. 1925). Minn Latt took his M.A. degree In 1953 from the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University ..."
  3. ^ The Irrawaddy: Article by Aung Zaw Minn Latt - "Tell the world the truth" Sept 2010 - Vol.18 No.9