ชาว

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Northern Thai ᨩᩣ᩠ᩅ, Lao ຊາວ (sāo), ᦋᦱᧁ (tsaaw), Shan ၸၢဝ်း (tsáaw).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicชาว
d͡ʑ ā w
RomanizationPaiboonchaao
Royal Institutechao
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰaːw˧/

NounEdit

ชาว (chaao)

  1. (chiefly used as a prefix) approx. -er, -an, -ese, -ist etc.; people sharing something together, as nationality, duty, role, occupation, residence, religion, etc.