Last modified on 5 December 2014, at 21:06

เจ้า

ThaiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

เจ้า (RTGS: chao)

  1. Lord, master, chief, head, leader, ruler.
  2. King or royal person.
  3. God, diety.
  4. Owner.
  5. Seller, vendor, merchant.
  6. Expert, specialist.
  7. Term of respect added after a name or title.
  8. Title
    1. Title for princes or princesses of Lanna.
    2. (colloquial) Title for princes or princesses holding the rank of หม่อมเจ้า (mom chao).
    3. (colloquial) Title for persons of lower status or for children.

ClassifierEdit

เจ้า (RTGS: chao)

  1. Classifier for persons.
    • มีลูกค้ามาสามเจ้า
      There are three customers.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

เจ้า (RTGS: chao)

  1. Second or third person pronoun.
Usage notesEdit
  • Used to addressed persons of lower status or younger persons.

ParticleEdit

เจ้า (RTGS: chao)

  1. (Northern Thai dialect) Particle used at the end of sentences.
  2. (Northern Thai dialect) Yes.
Usage notesEdit
  • Used by females for politeness.