ᦃᧁᧉ

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

ᦃᧁᧉ (ẋaw2) (abstract noun ᦂᦱᧃᦃᧁᧉ)

  1. to enter

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, Lao ເຂົ້າ (khao), Tai Dam ꪹꪄ꫁ꪱ, Shan ၶဝ်ႈ (khāw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw), 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow) or 𑜁𑜧𑜈𑜫 (khaww), Zhuang haeux, Saek เกฺา.

Noun[edit]

ᦃᧁᧉ (ẋaw2)

  1. rice
  2. food