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LaoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Middle Chinese (MC lɨʌ, “donkey”). Cognate with Thai ลา (laa), Northern Thai ᩃᩣ, ᦟᦱ (laa), Shan လႃး (láa), Khmer លា (liə).

NounEdit

ລາ ()

  1. donkey.

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Thai ลา (laa), Northern Thai ᩃᩣ, ᦟᦱ (laa), Khmer លា (liə).

VerbEdit

ລາ () (abstract noun ການລາ)

  1. to take one's leave, say goodbye.