ເກົ່າ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *kawᴮ (old (of non-living things)), from Middle Chinese (MC kuoH, “old”). Cognate with Thai เก่า (gào), ᦂᧁᧈ (k̇aw1), Tai Dam ꪹꪀ꪿ꪱ, Shan ၵဝ်ႇ (kaw2), Ahom 𑜀𑜧 (kaw), Zhuang gaeuq.

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Adjective[edit]

ເກົ່າ (kao) (abstract noun ຄວາມເກົ່າ)

  1. old (of objects)
  2. former, previous

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