แล้ว

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *leːwᶜ (to be finished). Compare Lao ແລ້ວ (lǣu); (l̇aew), Northern Thai ᩓ᩠ᩅ. Compare Chinese (MC leuX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicแล้ว
æ l ˆ w
RomanizationPaiboonlɛ́ɛo
Royal Institutelaeo
(standard) IPA(key)/lɛːw˦˥/

Verb[edit]

แล้ว (lɛ́ɛo)

  1. to end; to come to an end.
  2. to complete; to finish.

Adjective[edit]

แล้ว (lɛ́ɛo)

  1. (archaic) complete (with); full (of).

Adverb[edit]

แล้ว (lɛ́ɛo)

  1. used as a general marker to indicate that an action or state has completed, ended, happened, done, etc.
  2. then; next; and.