แมว

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Thai[edit]

แมว

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicแมว
æ m w
RomanizationPaiboonmɛɛo
Royal Institutemaeo
(standard) IPA(key)/mɛːw˧/(R)
Audio

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *mɛːwᴬ² (cat), of onomatopoeic origin. Cognate with Northern Thai ᨾᩯ᩠ᩅ, Lao ແມວ (mǣu), ᦶᦙᧁ (maew), Tai Dam ꪵꪣꪫ, Shan မႅဝ်း (máew), Tai Nüa ᥛᥦᥝᥴ (máew), Phake မိဝ်, Ahom 𑜈𑜢𑜈𑜫 (biw). Compare Zhuang meuz, Chinese , Vietnamese mèo, Khasi miaw.

Noun[edit]

แมว (mɛɛo)

  1. (classifier ตัว) cat
  2. (เนื้อ~) catmeat
Synonyms[edit]
cat
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

แมว (mɛɛo) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (ปลา~) any of numerous fish of the genera Thryssa and Setipinna.
  2. (ปลา~) the fish, Lycothrissa crocodilus (Bleeker), of the family Engraulidae.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

แมว (mɛɛo) (classifier กลุ่ม)

  1. another name of the constellation มูละ.
Synonyms[edit]
constellation