เบา

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *C̥.bawᴬ (light (in weight)). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨷᩮᩢᩤ, Lao ເບົາ (bao), ᦢᧁ (ḃaw), Khün ᨷᩮᩢᩤ, Shan မဝ် (mǎw) or ဝဝ် (wǎw), Tai Nüa ᥛᥝ (maw), Ahom 𑜉𑜨𑜧 (mow), Zhuang mbaeu, Nong Zhuang nawj, Saek เว๋า.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเบา
e ɓ ā
RomanizationPaiboonbao
Royal Institutebao
(standard) IPA(key)/baw˧/(R)

VerbEdit

เบา (bao) (abstract noun การเบา)

  1. to relieve; to relax; to lighten; to lessen; to get better; to abate.
  2. to slow down; to decelerate; to retard; to slow up.
  3. (dated) to urinate; to pee.

AdjectiveEdit

เบา (bao) (abstract noun ความเบา)

  1. soft; gentle.
  2. lower (of volume).
  3. slow; not fast.
  4. light; not heavy (of weight).
  5. (colloquial) unintelligent; dumb; gullible.

SynonymsEdit

Synonyms

AntonymsEdit

light

AdverbEdit

เบา (bao) (abstract noun ความเบา)

  1. softly; gently.

SynonymsEdit

Synonyms

NounEdit

เบา (bao)

  1. (dated) urine.