เขียว

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *xiəwᴬ (green), possibly from Old Khmer khiava (blue; green). Compare Modern Khmer ខៀវ (khiĕv), Lao ຂຽວ (khiāu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เขียว
e kʰ ī y w
Paiboon kǐao
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰia̯w˩˩˦/

Adjective[edit]

เขียว (kǐao) (abstract noun ความเขียว)

  1. green.
  2. indigo.
  3. having an unfavourable smell like that of a fresh leaf of a tree.

Noun[edit]

เขียว (kǐao)

  1. green snake.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

เขียว (kǐao) (abstract noun การเขียว)

  1. (archaic) to hurriedly or quickly move from one place to another.