หนู

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰnuːᴬ (mouse; rat). Cognate with Lao ໜູ (), Zhuang nou, Saek หนู่.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicหนู
h n ū
Phonemicหฺนู
h ̥ n ū
RomanizationPaiboonnǔu
Royal Institutenu
(standard) IPA(key)/nuː˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

หนู (nǔu)

  1. (zoology) murid: member of the Muridae family.
  2. mouse; rat.

Pronoun[edit]

หนู (nǔu)

  1. (colloquial) a term of endearment used as a second person pronoun to address a young/younger person or person of lower status.
  2. (colloquial) a humble term used as a first person pronoun when speaking to an older person or person of higher status.

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