กล้วย ๆ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of กล้วย (glûai, banana); perhaps influenced by the idiom ปอกกล้วยเข้าปาก (bpɔ̀ɔk-glûai-kâo-bpàak, literally to peel a banana and put it in the mouth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicกล้วย ๆ
k l ˆ w y    «
Phonemicกฺล้วย-กฺล้วย
k ̥ l ˆ w y – k ̥ l ˆ w y
RomanizationPaiboonglûai-glûai
Royal Institutekluai-kluai
(standard) IPA(key)/klua̯j˥˩.klua̯j˥˩/

Adjective[edit]

กล้วย (glûai-glûai)

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) simple: easy, effortless; basic, elementary.

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