เมา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mawᴬ (drunk). Cognate with Lao ເມົາ (mao), Shan မဝ်း (maw4).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เมา
e m ā
Paiboon mao
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /maw˧/

Verb[edit]

เมา (mao) (abstract noun การเมา or ความเมา)

  1. to be intoxicated, as with alcoholic beverage, drug, etc.
    • เมาเหล้า
      mao lâo
      To be drunk.
      (literally) To be intoxicated with liquor.
    • เมากัญชา
      mao gan-chaa
      To be intoxicated with cannabis.
  2. to nauseate; have a queasy and dizzy sensation.
    • เมาตด
      mao dtòt
      To be nauseated by a fart (intestinal gas).
    • เมาหมัด
      mao màt
      To be punch drunk.
    • เมารถ
      mao rʉʉa
      To be carsick.
      (literally) To be nauseated by a wheeled vehicle.
    • เมาเรือ
      mao เรือ
      To be seasick.
      (literally) To be nauseated by a vessel.
  3. to lose conscience because of absorption in, addiction to, or infatuation with someone or something, as power, authority, wealth, praise, honour, etc.