อยู่

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See also: อียู

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ˀjuːᴮ (to be (in a place)). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩀᩪ᩵, Lao ຢູ່ (), ᦊᦴᧈ (ẏuu1), Tai Dam ꪤꪴ꪿, Shan ယူႇ (yuu2), Ahom 𑜊𑜥 (yuu), Zhuang youq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic อยู่
ɒ y ū ˋ
Phonemic หฺยู่
h ̥ y ū ˋ
Paiboon yùu
(standard) IPA(key) /juː˨˩/

Verb[edit]

อยู่ (yùu) (abstract noun การอยู่)

  1. to dwell, to live, to reside; to remain, to stay.
  2. to be (at, in, on some place, condition, etc).

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Adverb[edit]

อยู่ (yùu) (abstract noun ความอยู่)

  1. used to indicate that an action is being done or a condition is happening.
  2. successfully.