ຫຼາຍ

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Lao[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰlaːjᴬ (many, much). Cognate with Thai หลาย (lǎai), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᩃᩣ᩠ᨿ, ᦜᦻ (l̇aay), Khün ᩉ᩠ᩃᩣ᩠ᨿ, Shan လၢႆ (lǎay), Bouyei laail, Zhuang lai, Saek หล่าย. Compare Old Chinese (OC *ʔl'aːl).

Adjective[edit]

ຫຼາຍ (lāi) (abstract noun ຄວາມຫຼາຍ)

  1. many, much

Adverb[edit]

ຫຼາຍ (lāi) (abstract noun ຄວາມຫຼາຍ)

  1. very, so

See also[edit]