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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic แก้ว
æ k ˆ w
Paiboon gɛ̂ɛo
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kɛːw˥˩/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Khmer kēva(crystal; glass; jewelry). Compare Modern Khmer កែវ(kêv).

AdjectiveEdit

แก้ว ‎(gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. precious, dear, or excellent like crystal or diamond.
  2. clear; transparent.

NounEdit

แก้ว ‎(gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. any clear, transparent substance, as crystal, diamond, glass, etc, whether natural or artificial.
  2. anything made of or resembling such a substance.
  3. anyone or anything considered precious, dear, or excellent like crystal or diamond.
  4. glass (drinking container).
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

แก้ว ‎(gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. (นก~) (zoology) any of various hook-billed birds of the order Psittaciformes, as the cockatoo, lory, macaw, or parakeet.
  2. (หนอน~) (zoology) any of various caterpillars of the families Papilionidae and Sphingidae.
  3. (ปลา~) (zoology) the sea fish, Otolithoides biauritus (Cantor), of the family Sciaenidae.
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

แก้ว ‎(gɛ̂ɛo)

  1. (botany) orange jasmine, the plant, Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack, of the family Rutaceae.
  2. (botany, now dialectal) Spanish cherry, the plant, Mimusops elengi L., of the family Sapotaceae.
  3. (มะม่วง~) (botany) Mangifera indica L., a species of mango.
  4. (ส้ม~) (botany) Citrus nobilis Lour., a species of orange.
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