ໂຕ

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Lao[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [toː˩(˧)]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [toː˩˨]
  • Hyphenation: ໂຕ
  • Rhymes: -oː

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare ᦷᦎ (ṫo), Thai โต (dtoo).

Adjective[edit]

ໂຕ () (abstract noun ຄວາມໂຕ)

  1. big
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Chinese (OC *[m-t]ˁo). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨲᩫ᩠ᩅ, Thai ตัว (dtuua), ᦷᦎ (ṫo), Tai Dam ꪶꪔ, Shan တူဝ် (), Ahom 𑜄𑜥 () or 𑜄𑜤 (tu), Zhuang duz, Saek ทั๊ว and Khmer តួ (tuə). Compare also Japanese (, counter for certain animals).

Classifier[edit]

ໂຕ ()

  1. of animals, clothing, furniture, playing cards

Pronoun[edit]

ໂຕ ()

  1. (informal) a second person pronoun, used to address a person of equal or lower status.