See also: คือ

Northern Khmer

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Etymology

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From Hokkien (khò͘) or Teochew (kou3). Cognate with Khmer ខោ (khao).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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คอ (transliteration needed)

  1. pants, trousers

Thai

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Alternative forms

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Alternative forms

Etymology

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From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ɣɔːᴬ² (neck), from Proto-Tai *ɣoːᴬ (neck), from Middle Chinese (MC huw, “larynx; throat”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨤᩬᩴ, Khün ᨤᩳ, Lao ຄໍ (khǭ), Tai Dam ꪁꪷ, Shan ၶေႃး (kháu), Tai Nüa ᥑᥨᥝᥰ (xöw), Phake ၵေႃ (khō), Ahom 𑜁𑜦𑜡 (khō) or 𑜁𑜞𑜦𑜡 (khrō), Zhuang hoz, Saek กฺ๊อ.

Pronunciation

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Orthographic/Phonemicคอ
g ɒ
RomanizationPaiboonkɔɔ
Royal Institutekho
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰɔː˧/(R)
Homophones

Noun

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คอ (kɔɔ)

  1. (anatomy) neck; throat.
    Synonyms: คัณฑะ, ศอ (sɔ̌ɔ)
  2. anything similar in shape, function, etc, as shirt collar, bottle neck, etc.

Derived terms

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