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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ɟɯəᴮ (to believe). Compare Middle Chinese (MC ʑiaH, “to borrow; to loan”) and (MC ɕia, “to buy and sell on credit”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨩᩮᩥ᩵ᩬᩋ, Isan เซื่อ, Lao ເຊື່ອ (sư̄a), ᦵᦋᦲᧈ (tsoe1), Tai Dam ꪹꪋ꪿, Shan ၸိူဝ်ႈ (tsōe), Ahom 𑜋𑜥 (chuu).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเชื่อ
e d͡ʑ ụ̄ ˋ ɒ
RomanizationPaiboonchʉ̂ʉa
Royal Institutechuea
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰɯa̯˥˩/

VerbEdit

เชื่อ (chʉ̂ʉa) (abstract noun การเชื่อ or ความเชื่อ)

  1. to believe
  2. to rely on
  3. to trust
  4. to buy on credit

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