เอา

ChongEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “Vietnamese áo?”

PronunciationEdit

  • (Chanthaburi, Trat, Kanchanaburi) IPA(key): /ʔaw/

NounEdit

เอา (transliteration needed)

  1. shirt; blouse.

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʔawᴬ (to take). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩐᩣ, Lao ເອົາ (ʼao), ᦀᧁ (˙ʼaw), Tai Dam ꪹꪮꪱ, Shan ဢဝ် (ʼǎw), Ahom 𑜒𑜧 (ʼaw) or 𑜒𑜧𑜈𑜫 (ʼaww) or 𑜒𑜨𑜧 (ʼow), Zhuang aeu.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเอา
e ɒ ā
RomanizationPaiboonao
Royal Instituteao
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔaw˧/(R)

VerbEdit

เอา (ao) (abstract noun การเอา)

  1. to bring; to take.
  2. to capture; to seize.
  3. to cope; to handle.
  4. to desire; to want.
  5. to hold; to take.
  6. to receive and accept willingly.
  7. (slang) to have sex.
  8. (slang) to fight; to have a fight.

See alsoEdit

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