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Other Formal Ways to Greet in Lao (ma der, ma der)

Other Formal Ways to Greet in Lao (ma der, ma der)

Home Free Lao Lessons Food Here Home Free Lao Lessons Greetings Here https://youtu.be/WM420bdxWek ກິນເຂົ້າແລ້ວບໍ່ /gin khao laaeo baw/ ⁠⠀ Did you eat already?⁠ Meaning: A form of courtesy. It carries a deeper meaning beyond “eating.” The person is checking your well-being –whether you’re doing well, eating well, or wanting to eat something.⁠ ມາເດີ້ /ma der/, …

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Lao Foods that begin with ປາ /bpaa/ – Fish

Lao Foods that begin with ປາ /bpaa/ – Fish

Home Free Lao Lessons Food Here ປ້າ /bpaa/ means Aunt, while ປາ /bpaa/ means Fish. Notice there’s a tone mark in ປ້າ /bpaa/ compared to ປາ /bpaa/. The combination of the consonant class, vowel ending, and tone mark change the word to a high falling tone.⁠⠀ Vocabulary ປາ /bpaa/ = Fish⁠⠀⁠⠀ປາແດກ /padeak (bpaadaek)/ = Fermented …

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How to say delicious in Lao

How to say delicious in Lao

Home Free Lao Lessons Food Here https://youtu.be/32Kq8L6Mdio There’s only one key word you need to know — ແຊບ /saap/. ແຊບ /saap/ means “delicious” and ແຊບຫຼາຍ /saap laai/ means “very delicious”. If someone asks you whether something was good or not, you can get by knowing only those words. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Culturally, you should always say …

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Lao Foods that begin with ເຂົ້າ /khao/

Lao Foods that begin with ເຂົ້າ /khao/

Home Free Lao Lessons Food Here https://youtu.be/UE7hYblmkCQ The Lao word ເຂົ້າ /khao/ can mean “to enter” as a verb or “rice” as a noun.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The Lao word for “hungry” is ຫິວ /hio/. The phrase “I’m hungry” in Lao is ຂ້ອຍຫິວເຂົ້າ /khawi hio khao/ which literally translates to “I + hungry + rice”⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The …

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