ຫຍ້າ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰɲɯəᶜ (grass). Cognate with Thai หญ้า (yâa), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨿ᩶ᩣ, ᦊᦱᧉ (ẏaa2), Shan ယိူဝ်ႈ (yōe) or ယႃႈ (yāa), Ahom 𑜊𑜢𑜤𑜈𑜫 (yuew), 𑜊𑜠 (ya), 𑜊𑜡 (yaa), or 𑜐𑜠 (nya), Bouyei nyal, Zhuang nywj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ຫຍ້າ (nyā)

  1. grass
  2. weed