เฝ้า

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Lao ເຝົ້າ (fao).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicเฝ้า
e f ˆ ā
Phonemicเฟ่า
e v ˋ ā
RomanizationPaiboonfâo
Royal Institutefao
(standard) IPA(key)/faw˥˩/

Verb[edit]

เฝ้า (fâo) (abstract noun การเฝ้า)

  1. to have an audience (with), to meet, to see, to present oneself (before), to enter the presence (of), to wait (on), to attend, to tend, or to serve (a god, high priest, royal person, person in authority, etc).
  2. to keep (doing something).
  3. to guard; to protect; to watch.
  4. to keep an eye (on); to observe.

Derived terms[edit]