See also: ขา and ข่า

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *kraːᶜ (slave). Cognate with Lao ຂ້າ (khā) and Shan ၶႃႈ (khaa3).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic ข้า
kʰ ˆ ā
Phonemic ค่า
g ˋ ā
Paiboon kâa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰaː˥˩/
Homophones ค่า
ฆ่า

NounEdit

ข้า (kâa)

  1. (archaic) citizen.
  2. attendant; retainer; servant.
  3. slave.

Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

ข้า (kâa)

  1. (dated) a first person pronoun, used when addressing a person of equal or lower status.

Usage notesEdit