หัว

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See also: หวี and หิว

Thai[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic หัว
h ạ w
Paiboon hǔua
(standard) IPA(key) /hua̯˩˩˦/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *truəᴬ (head). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉᩫ᩠ᩅ, Lao ຫົວ (hūa), ᦷᦠ (ḣo), Tai Dam ꪬꪺ, Shan ႁူဝ် (ho1), Ahom 𑜑𑜥 (huu), 𑜍𑜥 (ruu) or 𑜍𑜤𑜈𑜫 (ruw), Zhuang hu.

Noun[edit]

หัว (hǔua)

  1. head:
    1. (anatomy) the upper part of the body.
    2. chief; leader.
    3. top; peak; summit.
    4. front; forepart; foremost part; beginning part; initial part; upper part.
    5. headline; heading.
    6. (colloquial) headhair.
    7. (colloquial) brain.
    8. (colloquial) intelligence; wisdom.
    9. (colloquial) idea; opinion; view.
  2. swelling; protuberance.
  3. bulb, tuber, or similar object.
  4. subject; subject matter; theme.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *krɯəwᴬ (to laugh). Cognate with Lao ຫົວ (hūa), ᦷᦃ (ẋo), Zhuang hu.

Verb[edit]

หัว (hǔua) (abstract noun การหัว)

  1. to laugh.
  2. to ridicule.
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