แก้ว

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Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic แก้ว
æ k ˆ w
Paiboon gɛ̂ɛo
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kɛːw˥˩/

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old Khmer kēva (crystal; glass; jewelry). Cognate with Modern Khmer កែវ (kêv).

Adjective[edit]

แก้ว (gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. precious, dear, or excellent like crystal or diamond.
  2. clear; transparent.

Noun[edit]

แก้ว (gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. any clear, transparent substance, as crystal, diamond, glass, etc, whether natural or artificial.
  2. anything made of or resembling such a substance.
  3. anyone or anything considered precious, dear, or excellent like crystal or diamond.
  4. glass: drinking container.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

แก้ว (gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. (zoology) (นก~) any of various hook-billed birds of the order Psittaciformes, such as cockatoo, lory, macaw, or parakeet.
  2. (zoology) (หนอน~) any of various caterpillars of the families Papilionidae and Sphingidae.
  3. (zoology) (ปลา~) the sea fish, Otolithoides biauritus (Cantor), of the family Sciaenidae.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

แก้ว (gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. (botany) orange jasmine, the plant, Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack, of the family Rutaceae.
  2. (botany, now dialectal) Spanish cherry, the plant, Mimusops elengi L., of the family Sapotaceae.
  3. (botany) (มะม่วง~) Mangifera indica L., a species of mango.
  4. (botany) (ส้ม~) Citrus reticulata, syn. Citrus nobilis Lour., a species of orange.
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