How to say water ນ້ຳ /nam/ in Lao

How to say water ນ້ຳ /nam/ in Lao

Just by knowing the Lao word for “water”, you can form a lot more compound words related to different types of drinks.⁠⠀
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Note: While “ice” is not a drink by itself, it does contain⁠ the word water ນ້ຳ /nam/. Plus, it’s usually added in drinks to keep it cool.⁠⠀

Vocabulary

ນ້ຳ /nam/ = Water⁠⠀
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ນ້ຳກ້ອນ(ນ້ຳແຂງ) /nam gawn (nam kaaeng)/ = Ice⁠⠀
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ນ້ຳຮ້ອນ /nam hawn/ = Hot water⁠⠀
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ນ້ຳເຢັນ /nam nyen/ = Cold water⁠⠀
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ນ້ຳທໍາມະດາ /nam thamadaa/ = Water (regular)⁠⠀
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ນ້ຳຊາ /nam saa/ = Tea⁠⠀

ນ້ຳຫວານ /nam waan/ = Sweet drink⁠⠀

ນ້ຳປັ່ນ /nam bpan/ = Mixed drink (smoothie)⁠⠀
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ກະລຸນາເອົານ້ຳຮ້ອນໃຫ້ຂ້ອຍແດ່ ⁠
/galuna ow namhawn hai khawi daae/⁠
Please give me hot water⁠⠀

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