อยู่

See also: อียู

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ˀjuːᴮ (to be (in a place)). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩀᩪ᩵, Lao ຢູ່ (), ᦊᦴᧈ (ẏuu1), Tai Dam ꪤꪴ꪿, Shan ယူႇ (yùu), Ahom 𑜊𑜥 (jʸū), Bouyei qyus, Zhuang youq.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicอยู่
ɒ y ū ˋ
Phonemic
หฺยู่
h ̥ y ū ˋ
RomanizationPaiboonyùu
Royal Instituteyu
(standard) IPA(key)/juː˨˩/(R)

VerbEdit

อยู่ (yùu) (abstract noun การอยู่)

  1. to be (at, in, on some place, some condition, etc).
  2. to dwell, to live, to reside; to remain, to stay.

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

See alsoEdit

See also

AdverbEdit

อยู่ (yùu) (abstract noun ความอยู่)

  1. used to indicate that an action is being done or a condition is happening; still.
  2. successfully; capably.
  3. somewhat; somehow; in a way; not quite; quite.