เอา

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Chong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Vietnamese áo?”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Chanthaburi, Trat, Kanchanaburi) IPA(key): /ʔaw/

Noun[edit]

เอา (transliteration needed)

  1. shirt; blouse.

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʔawᴬ (to take). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩐᩣ, Lao ເອົາ (ʼao), ᦀᧁ (˙ʼaw), Tai Dam ꪹꪮꪱ, Shan ဢဝ် (ʼǎw), Ahom 𑜒𑜧 (ʼaw) or 𑜒𑜧𑜈𑜫 (ʼaww) or 𑜒𑜨𑜧 (ʼow), Zhuang aeu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเอา
e ɒ ā
RomanizationPaiboonao
Royal Instituteao
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔaw˧/

Verb[edit]

เอา (ao) (abstract noun การเอา)

  1. to bring; to take.
  2. to capture; to seize.
  3. to cope; to handle.
  4. to desire; to want.
  5. to hold; to take.
  6. to receive and accept willingly.
  7. (slang) to have sex.
  8. (slang) to fight; to have a fight.

See also[edit]

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