LaoEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ເຄົ້າ (khao)

  1. origin; beginning; primary cause.
  2. relic of past ages.
  3. trace.
  4. founder.
  5. structure.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ເຄົ້າ (khao)

  1. bank or banker in a gambling game

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɡawᶜ (owl). Cognate with Thai เค้า (káo), Shan ၵဝ်ႉ (kâ̰w), Ahom 𑜀𑜧 (kaw).

NounEdit

ເຄົ້າ (khao) (classifier ໂຕ)

  1. (ນົກ~) owl.