"All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry. - Gilbert K. Chesterton".
Gawdai (previously spelled as Gawdi) was initiated and founded by Ko Myauk and Ko Victor back in 2006. It was started as MMLT project, which later merged together with MMGeeks project and released under GNU GPL v2. Old Google Archive code repo can be still found at https://code.google.com/archive/p/gawdi/. In 2010, this project was halted and its maintenance was stopped.
We can't deny that slang plays a big role in linguistic evolution. Everyday, new slangs were defined, created and used in our conversation. But there wasn't any medium or platform which could capture these beautiful words. Thinking about reviving "Gawdai" as such a platform makes our blood running wild.
Gawdai derived from two different Myanmar Slang words Gaw (cool) + Dai (dialogue). Gawdai is a cross platform Burmese Slang Dictionary where user can define, browse and share slangs.
ဂေါ်ဒိုင် - ဘမ်းစကားရဲ့ဘမ်းစကား။ ဂေါ်လီတွေ ပြောသော စကား။
Thet Twe Aung
Aye Min Aung
Phyu Phyu Ei
Min Min Kyaw
Su Myint Myat Moe
Hnin Oo Maung
We grew up with open source and enjoy growing up with it. So in Escape Pixel, we attempt to work on Open Source projects (Gawdai is the first project) and release a new project every 3 or 6 months.
Gawdai will be released under GNU GPL v2 license on github. We will continue maintaining Gawdai and keep adding new features one after another. If you want to see a new feature, drop your request at bit.ly/gdissues or email at [email protected].
Stay tuned for the annoucnements of iOS and Android Mobile app.