เมา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mawᴬ (drunk). Cognate with Lao ເມົາ (mao), Shan မဝ်း (máw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเมา
e m ā
RomanizationPaiboonmao
Royal Institutemao
(standard) IPA(key)/maw˧/

Verb[edit]

เมา (mao) (abstract noun การเมา or ความเมา)

  1. to be intoxicated, as with alcoholic beverage, drug, etc.
  2. to nauseate; have a queasy and dizzy sensation.
  3. to lose conscience because of absorption in, addiction to, or infatuation with someone or something, as power, authority, wealth, praise, honour, etc.

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