ຄວາຍ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːjᴬ (water buffalo). Cognate with Thai ควาย (kwaai), Northern Thai ᨤ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨿ, ᦩᦻ (xvaay), Tai Dam ꪁꪫꪱꪥ, Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥭᥰ (xäay), Shan ၵႂၢႆး (kwáay), Ahom 𑜁𑜨𑜩 (khoy) or 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Zhuang vaiz, Saek ว๊าย.

Noun[edit]

ຄວາຍ (khuāi) (classifier ໂຕ)

  1. water buffalo