ເຂົາ

LaoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [kʰaw˩(˧)]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [kʰaw˥˧˧]
  • Hyphenation: ເຂົາ
  • Rhymes: -aw

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Thai เขา (kǎo).

NounEdit

ເຂົາ (khao)

  1. mountain
  2. hill, height

PronounEdit

ເຂົາ (khao)

  1. he, she, they
  2. someone else
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *qawᴬ (horn). Cognate with Thai เขา (kǎo).

NounEdit

ເຂົາ (khao)

  1. horn, antler