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Burmese names in the novel “Rayuela” by Julio Cortazar
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1963

Burmese names in the novel “Rayuela” by Julio Cortazar

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In the 1963 novel "Rayuela" by the great Argentine writer Julio Cortazar, the main character comes across a a list of words that have no meaning, and so seem magical. This was the list of strange and fantastic words:

  • U Nu,
  • U Tin,
  • Mya Bu,
  • Thado Thiri Thudama U E Maung,
  • Sithu U Cho,
  • Wunna Kyaw Htin U Khin Zaw,
  • Wunna Kyaw Htin U Thein Han,
  • Wunna Kyaw Htin U Myo Min,
  • Thiri Pyanchi U Thant,
  • Thado Maha Thray Sithu U Chan Htoon

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