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GLOSSARY OF TERMS
ZAYAT. A place built for the accommodation of travelers, also used as an assembly place for worship, especially during religious feasts; they are usually built near monasteries.
PARAH. (Burmese, _payah_) a god; an image of Gautama Buddha.
MAU. To be skillful.
AMAT LoNG. The chief amat or chief counselor of a prince.
SOIE. The Indian "_viss_"; a weight equal to about three and a half pounds avoirdupois.
CHATTIE. A cooking pot, usually made of earthenware.
HuK. A deep rent in the earth with steep sides; a ravine; a torrent usually runs in it during the rainy season, but it is dry in the hot season.
HPEA. Spirit or supernatural being.
AMAT. A minister of State.
HSAN. A rice bag.
NANG ME PRAH. A queen.