ເຂົ້າ

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Lao[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χawᶜ (to enter). Cognate with Thai เข้า (kâo), ᦃᧁᧉ (ẋaw2), Tai Dam ꪹꪄ꫁ꪱ, Tai Nüa ᥑᥝᥲ (xaw4), Shan ၶဝ်ႈ (khāw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw), 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow), 𑜁𑜧𑜈𑜫 (khaww) or 𑜁𑜨𑜧𑜈𑜫 (khoww), Zhuang haeuj.

Verb[edit]

ເຂົ້າ (khao) (abstract noun ການເຂົ້າ)

  1. to enter
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̬.qawᶜ (rice), from Austroasiatic (Sagart, 2003); compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *rk[aw]ʔ (husked rice). Cognate with Thai ข้าว (kâao), Northern Thai ᨡᩮᩢ᩶ᩣ, ᦃᧁᧉ (ẋaw2), Tai Dam ꪹꪄ꫁ꪱ, Shan ၶဝ်ႈ (khāw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw), 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow) or 𑜁𑜧𑜈𑜫 (khaww), Zhuang haeux, Saek เกฺา.

Noun[edit]

ເຂົ້າ (khao)

  1. rice
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