ຊາວ

LaoEdit

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 <  ໑໙ ໒໐ ໒໑  > 
    Cardinal : ຊາວ (sāo)
    Ordinal : ທີຊາວ (thī sāo)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Isan ซาว, Northern Thai ᨪᩣ᩠ᩅ, ᦌᦱᧁ (saaw), Shan သၢဝ်း (sáaw), Ahom 𑜏𑜧 (saw).

NumeralEdit

ຊາວ (sāo)

  1. twenty

Coordinate termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Thai ชาว (chaao), Northern Thai ᨩᩣ᩠ᩅ, ᦋᦱᧁ (tsaaw), Shan ၸၢဝ်း (tsáaw).

NounEdit

ຊາວ (sāo)

  1. inhabitant, native; person
  2. (colloquial) tribe, group

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Tai *zaːwᴬ (to wash). Cognate with Thai ซาว (saao).

VerbEdit

ຊາວ (sāo) (abstract noun ການຊາວ)

  1. to wash in water with hands