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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเล่า
e l ˋ ā
RomanizationPaiboonlâo
Royal Institutelao
(standard) IPA(key)/law˥˩/
Homophonesเหล้า

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Lao ເລົ່າ (lao), ᦟᧁᧈ (law1).

VerbEdit

เล่า (lâo) (abstract noun การเล่า)

  1. to narrate; to tell.
  2. (now rare, used of a magical or religious text) to chant; to intone; to recite.

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Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

เล่า (lâo)

  1. placed after an expression for emphasis.

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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

เล่า (lâo)

  1. Obsolete form of เหล้า (lâo).