เจ้าชู้

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From เจ้า (jâao, chief, lord, master; owner, possessor; expert, specialist) +‎ ชู้ (chúu, romantic relationship).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicเจ้าชู้
e t͡ɕ ˆ ā d͡ʑ ū ˆ
Phonemic
เจ้า-ชู้
e t͡ɕ ˆ ā – d͡ʑ ū ˆ
RomanizationPaiboonjâo-chúu
Royal Institutechao-chu
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕaw˥˩.t͡ɕʰuː˦˥/(R)

NounEdit

เจ้าชู้ (jâo-chúu)

  1. (irrespective of the sex) person who loves carrying on flirtations; person of carnal adventures; connoisseur of seduction.
  2. (botany) (หญ้า~) Mackie's pest: the grass Chrysopogon aciculatus of the family Poaceae.

AdjectiveEdit

เจ้าชู้ (jâo-chúu) (abstract noun ความเจ้าชู้)

  1. (of a person) loving or tending to carry on flirtations; engaging in or reputed for carnal adventures.
  2. (slang, of a body organ, such as an eye) sexy; seducing.

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