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AssameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Assamese verb set
চা (sa)
চোৱা (süa)
চোওৱা (süüa)

From Early Assamese চাহ্ (cah), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ćāhati. Cognate with Kamta চা (sa), Sylheti ꠌꠣꠃꠀ (saua), Chittagonian চা (sa), Bengali চাওয়া (caoa), Hindi चाहना / Urdu چاہنا(cāhnā).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

চা (sa)

  1. look, watch
    মোৰ নতুন গাড়ীখন চা!
    mür notun garikhon sa!
    Look at my new car!
    আমি টিভি চাই আছোঁ
    ami tibhi sai asü̃.
    We are watching TV.
    (Kamrupi, Nalbari):
    সহাই চাক কুনি আইহ্ছি
    xohai sak kuni aihsi.
    Look at there who has arrived.
  2. seek, look for
    মাকে জীয়েকলৈ দৰা চাই আছে
    make ziekoloi dora sai ase.
    The mother is looking for a groom for (her) daughter.
    (Kamrupi):
    মাকে জীয়াকোক লগি বৰ চাই আছে’
    make ziakük logi bor sai asë.
    The mother is looking for a groom for (her) daughter.

ConjugationEdit


BengaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic. Compare Chinese (chá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

চা (ca)

  1. tea

HajongEdit

NounEdit

চা (ca)

  1. tea