เลีย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̬.lwiəᴬ (to lick). Cognate with Lao ເລັຽ (līa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เลีย
e l ī y
Paiboon liia
(standard) IPA(key) /lia̯˧/

Verb[edit]

เลีย (liia) (abstract noun การเลีย)

  1. to lick.
  2. (used of a fire, flame, sunlight, etc) to affect or attack as if licking.
  3. (sarcastic, sometimes offensive, originating from the behavior of a dog that licks its owner) to fawn.

Derived terms[edit]