Saturday, April 28, 2012

Trishaws in Burma

ဆိုက်ကား [sʰaiʔ ká]  is Burmese word for trishaw. It's derived from the English word "sidecar." Pronunciation is the same as English except that we don't pronounce /d/ in "side" and /r/ in "car."

It's a cheap and common mode of transportation.

The following two pictures are from flickr.

Myanmar (Burma) 2006 (Photo by akimowitsch)

Road to Mt Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar (Photo by Arnis Dzedins)
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