เก่า

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See also: เกา and เก้า

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *kawᴮ (old (of non-living things)), from Middle Chinese (MC kuoH, “old”). Cognate with Lao ເກົ່າ (kao), ᦂᧁᧈ (k̇aw1), Tai Dam ꪹꪀ꪿ꪱ, Shan ၵဝ်ႇ (kàw), Ahom 𑜀𑜧 (kaw), Zhuang gaeuq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเก่า
e k ˋ ā
RomanizationPaiboongào
Royal Institutekao
(standard) IPA(key)/kaw˨˩/

Adjective[edit]

เก่า (gào) (abstract noun ความเก่า)

  1. (of non-living things) old (having existed for a long time).
  2. old; former; previous (of an earlier time).

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