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 Lao ເອົາ ('ao), ᦀᧁ (q̇aw), Shan ဢဝ် (aw1), Ahom 𑜒𑜧 (aw) or 𑜒𑜧𑜈𑜫 (aww) or 𑜒𑜨𑜧 (ow). .

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เอา
e ɒ ā
Paiboon ao
(Bangkok) 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.