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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɟɤːᴮ (name), from Early Middle Chinese (MC d͡zɨH, “courtesy name”). Cognate with Thai ชื่อ (chʉ̂ʉ), Northern Thai ᨩᩨ᩵, Isan ซื่อ, ᦋᦹᧈ (tsue1), Shan ၸိုဝ်ႈ (tsūe), Ahom 𑜋𑜢𑜤𑜈𑜫 (chuew) or 𑜋𑜥 (chuu).

NounEdit

ຊື່ (sư̄)

  1. name
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *zɤːᴮ (straight). Cognate with Thai ซื่อ (sʉ̂ʉ), Isan ซื่อ, ᦌᦹᧈ (sue1), Shan သိုဝ်ႈ (sūe), Ahom 𑜏𑜢𑜤𑜈𑜫 (suew).

AdjectiveEdit

ຊື່ (sư̄) (abstract noun ຄວາມຊື່)

  1. straight; honest