LaoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (dog). Cognate with Thai หมา (mǎa), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨾᩣ, ᦖᦱ (ṁaa), Tai Dam ꪢꪱ, Shan မႃ (mǎa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥴ (máa), Aiton မႃ (), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma), Zhuang ma, Saek หม่า.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [maː˩(˧)]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [maː˥˧˧]
  • Hyphenation: ໝາ
  • Rhymes: -aː

NounEdit

ໝາ () (classifier ໂຕ)

  1. dog