See also: and หี

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicหู
h ū
RomanizationPaiboonhǔu
Royal Institutehu
(standard) IPA(key)/huː˩˩˦/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *krwɯːᴬ (ear). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉᩪ, Lao ຫູ (), ᦠᦴ (ḣuu), Shan ႁူ (hǔu), Tai Dam ꪬꪴ, Tai Nüa ᥞᥧᥴ (), Aiton ꩭူ (), Ahom 𑜍𑜥 (), Zhuang rwz. Compare Proto-Kra *k.raᴬ and Sui kkal.

NounEdit

หู (hǔu)

  1. (anatomy) (classifier ข้าง for a single one or คู่ for a pair) ear.
  2. ear-like part of anything, as bag handle, teapot handle, telephone handset, etc.
  3. circular band or similar thing, as ring, hoop, loop, etc.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoeic.

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

หู (hǔu)

  1. an exclamation of surprise, joy, etc.
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