อายุ

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali āyu (age), from Sanskrit आयु (āyu); probably via Old Khmer ʼāyuḥ, ʼāyu° (age; life; lifespan). Compare Modern Khmer អាយុ (aayʊ’); Lao ອາຍຸ (’ā nyu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicอายุ
ɒ ā y u
Phonemicอา-ยุ
ɒ ā – y u
RomanizationPaiboonaa-yú
Royal Institutea-yu
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔaː˧.juʔ˦˥/

Noun[edit]

อายุ (aa-yú)

  1. age.
  2. life.
  3. lifespan.

See also[edit]