พ่อ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *boːᴮ (father). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨻᩴ᩵ᩬ, Southern Thai ผอ, Lao ພໍ່ (phǭ), ᦗᦸᧈ (poa1), Shan ပေႃႈ (pōa), Aiton ပေႃ, Ahom 𑜆𑜦𑜡 (poo) or 𑜆𑜦𑜨𑜡 (peoaa), Zhuang boh, Bouyei boh, Saek ผ้อ. Compare Middle Chinese (MC pɨoX, bɨoX, “father”), Old Chinese (OC *paʔ, *baʔ, “father”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicพ่อ
b ˋ ɒ
RomanizationPaiboonpɔ̂ɔ
Royal Institutepho
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰɔː˥˩/

Noun[edit]

พ่อ (pɔ̂ɔ)

  1. father:
    1. male parent, father-in-law, or person regarded as a male parent.
    2. (chiefly in combination or as modifier) male parent of an animal.
  2. male head, lord, leader, or master; man in charge; man in authority.
  3. used as a term of address or title
    1. used as a term of address to or title for a male parent, father-in-law, or person regarded as a male parent, and used by such person to refer to oneself.
    2. (Christianity) (คุณ~) used as a respectful term of address to or title for a male priest.
    3. used as a familiar or affectionate term of address to or title for a young or younger man.
    4. used as a term of address to or title for any man.
  4. used as a modifier to indicate masculinity.

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