หมอ

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Thai[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic หมอ
h m ɒ
Paiboon mɔ̌ɔ
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /mɔː˩˩˦/

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ʰmɔːᴬ (shaman), from Proto-Tai *ʰmoːᴬ (shaman), from Old Chinese (OC *ma). Cognate with Lao ໝໍ (), Shan မေႃ (maw1).

Noun[edit]

หมอ (mɔ̌ɔ)

  1. (colloquial) medical doctor; fortuneteller; shaman
  2. (in the plural) doctors, physicians
  3. (colloquial) guy, person, expert
    หมอนี่
    mǎw nêe
    that guy, that person
    หมอลำ
    mǎw lam
    northeastern-style singer; mor lam, folk music from the Isan region