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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic ดำ
ɗ å
Paiboon dam
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /dam˧/
Homophones ดัมพ์

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɗamᴬ (to dive). Cognate with Shan လမ် (lam1).

VerbEdit

ดำ (dam) (abstract noun การดำ)

  1. to dive (in the water).

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *t.namᴬ (to transplant). Compare Khmer ដាំ (dăm, to plant).

VerbEdit

ดำ (dam) (abstract noun การดำ)

  1. to plant; to transplant (rice in the padding field).
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Tai *C̥.damᴬ (black; dark). Cognate with Lao ດຳ (dam), ᦡᧄ (ḋam), Shan လမ် (lam1), Ahom 𑜃𑜪 (nam) or 𑜓𑜪 (dam), Zhuang ndaem.

AdjectiveEdit

ดำ (dam) (abstract noun ความดำ)

  1. black.
AntonymsEdit
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