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See also: ตั๋ว

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Northern Thai ᨲᩫ᩠ᩅ, Lao ໂຕ () or ຕົວ (tūa), ᦷᦎ (ṫo), Tai Dam ꪶꪔ, Shan တူဝ် (), Ahom 𑜄𑜥 (tuu) or 𑜄𑜤 (tu), Zhuang duz, Saek ทั๊ว. Compare Khmer តួ (tuə).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic ตัว
t ạ w
Romanization Paiboon dtuua
Royal Institute tua
(standard) IPA(key) /tua̯˧/

ClassifierEdit

ตัว (dtuua)

  1. Classifier for animals and certain objects. all nouns using this classifier

Usage notesEdit

  • The classifier may be applied to humans colloquially, humorously, sarcastically, or derogatorily. But this is generally deemed offensive.

NounEdit

ตัว (dtuua)

  1. self.
  2. form.
  3. body.

PronounEdit

ตัว (dtuua)

  1. self.
  2. (informal) a second person pronoun, used to address a person of equal or lower status.

Usage notesEdit

  • In childish usage, the second person pronoun is used with the first person pronoun เขา (kǎo).