เงา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ŋawᴬ (shadow; reflection). Cognate with Lao ເງົາ (ngao), Tai Dam ꪹꪉꪱ, Shan ငဝ်း (ngáw), Tai Nüa ᥒᥝᥰ (ngaw2), Ahom 𑜂𑜧 (ngaw) or 𑜂𑜧𑜈𑜫 (ngaww), Zhuang ngaeuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเงา
e ŋ ā
RomanizationPaiboonngao
Royal Institutengao
(standard) IPA(key)/ŋaw˧/

Noun[edit]

เงา (ngao)

  1. shadow.
  2. reflection.

Adjective[edit]

เงา (ngao) (abstract noun ความเงา)

  1. shiny, polished, glossy.

See also[edit]