ขอ

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See also: ขื่อ and ข้อ

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicขอ
kʰ ɒ
RomanizationPaiboonkɔ̌ɔ
Royal Institutekho
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰɔː˩˩˦/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *xɔːᴬ (hook). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨢᩴᩬ, Lao ຂໍ (khǭ), Shan ၶေႃ (khǒa), Ahom 𑜁𑜦𑜡 (khoo).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ขอ (kɔ̌ɔ)

  1. hook
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *k.roːᴬ (to beg). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨡᩴᩬ, Lao ຂໍ (khǭ), Shan ၶေႃ (khǒa), Zhuang gouz.

Verb[edit]

ขอ (kɔ̌ɔ) (abstract noun การขอ)

  1. to ask; to request.
  2. may I have ., please? (in requests)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ขอ (kɔ̌ɔ)

  1. a kind of tuberous plant