เงา

See also: เง่า

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ŋawᴬ (shadow; reflection). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨦᩮᩢᩣ, Lao ເງົາ (ngao), ᦇᧁ (ngaw), Tai Dam ꪹꪉꪱ, Shan ငဝ်း (ngáo), Tai Nüa ᥒᥝᥰ (ngäw), Ahom 𑜂𑜧 (ṅaw) or 𑜂𑜧𑜈𑜫 (ṅaww), Zhuang ngaeuz. Compare Proto-Be *ŋuːjᴬ¹.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเงา
e ŋ ā
RomanizationPaiboonngao
Royal Institutengao
(standard) IPA(key)/ŋaw˧/(R)

NounEdit

เงา (ngao)

  1. shadow.
  2. reflection.

Derived termsEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

เงา (ngao) (abstract noun ความเงา)

  1. shiny, polished, glossy.

See alsoEdit