ບໍ່

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Isan บ่, ᦢᧁᧈ (ḃaw1), Zhuang mbouj.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

ບໍ່ ()

  1. (negative) no, not (used to form negatives)
    ບໍ່ດີ.
    bǭ dī.
    Not good.
  2. (interrogative) no?, isn't it? (used to form yes/no questions)
    ດີບໍ່?
    dī bǭ?
    Is it good?