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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰniəwᴬ (sticky). Cognate with Thai เหนียว (nǐao), Shan ၼဵဝ် (něw).

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AdjectiveEdit

ໜຽວ (niāu) (abstract noun ຄວາມໜຽວ)

  1. sticky, glutinous, viscous
  2. thick, dense
  3. stingy, parsimonious