ຢູ່

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ˀjuːᴮ (to be (in a place)). Cognate with Thai อยู่ (yùu), Northern Thai ᩀᩪ᩵, ᦊᦴᧈ (ẏuu1), Tai Dam ꪤꪴ꪿, Shan ယူႇ (yuu2), Ahom 𑜊𑜥 (yuu), Zhuang youq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ຢູ່ () (abstract noun ການຢູ່)

  1. to be (located)
  2. to live, reside, abide (in)
    ຂ້ອຍຢູ່ວຽງຈັນ.
    khǭi yū wīang chan.
    I live in Vientiane.
  3. to live, exist

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