เอา

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Chong[edit]

Noun[edit]

เอา (transliteration needed)

  1. shirt

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʔawᴬ (to take). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩐᩣ, Lao ເອົາ ('ao), ᦀᧁ (q̇aw), Tai Dam ꪹꪮꪱ, Shan ဢဝ် (aw1), Ahom 𑜒𑜧 (aw) or 𑜒𑜧𑜈𑜫 (aww) or 𑜒𑜨𑜧 (ow), Zhuang aeu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เอา
e ɒ ā
Paiboon ao
(standard) IPA(key) /ʔaw˧/

Verb[edit]

เอา (ao) (abstract noun การเอา)

  1. to bring; to lead.
    เอามานี่  ―  ao maa nîi  ―  bring it here
    เอามันไปฆ่า  ―  ao man bpai kâa  ―  Take him to be killed.
  2. to capture; to seize.
    เอาเมือง  ―  ao mʉʉang  ―  to seize a town
  3. to cope; to handle.
  4. to desire; to want.
    เอานี่ป่ะ  ―  ao nîi bpà  ―  Do you want this?
    เอาน้ำอะไรคะ  ―  ao náam à-rai ká  ―  What would you like to drink?
  5. to hold; to take.
  6. to receive and accept willingly.
  7. (slang) to have sex.