ชาวเขา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ชาว (chaao, prefix for a group of persons sharing something (nationality, occupation, religion, etc.)) +‎ เขา (kǎo, hill; mountain); literally "mountain people".

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicชาวเขา
d͡ʑ ā w e kʰ ā
Phonemicชาว-เขา
d͡ʑ ā w – e kʰ ā
RomanizationPaiboonchaao-kǎo
Royal Institutechao-khao
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰaːw˧.kʰaw˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

ชาวเขา (chaao-kǎo)

  1. a tribesman who lives in the mountains; a hillman.

Synonyms[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Royal Institute of Thailand. (2009). Photchananukrom Kham Mai Lem Song Chabap Ratchabandittayasathan พจนานุกรมคำใหม่ เล่ม ๒ ฉบับราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [Royal Institute Dictionary of New Words, Volume 2]. (in Thai). Bangkok: Royal Institute of Thailand. →ISBN. p. 34.