See also: ตั่ง

Thai edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tai *taŋꟲ (to erect). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨲᩢ᩠᩶ᨦ, Lao ຕັ້ງ (tang), ᦎᧂᧉ (ṫang²), Shan တင်ႈ (tāng), Ahom 𑜄𑜂𑜫 (taṅ), Zhuang daengj.

Pronunciation edit

t ạ ˆ ŋ
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(standard) IPA(key)/taŋ˥˩/(R)

Verb edit

ตั้ง (dtâng) (abstract noun การตั้ง)

  1. to set up, to erect; to create, to establish; to form, to constitute.
    dtâng chʉ̂ʉ
    to create a name
    dtâng wong
    to form a band (of persons); to form a gathering (of persons)
    dtâng gòt-mǎai
    to establish a law
    dtâng kà-buuan
    to set up a procession; to form a procession
    dtâng tɛ̌o
    to line up
    (literally) to set up a line (of persons); to form a line (of persons)
  2. to set (in a certain position or condition):
    1. to locate; to situate.
    2. to put; to place.
    3. to nominate; to appoint; to invest (with a position, authority, etc); to install (in an office).
    4. to install: to place in position or connect for service or use.
    5. to adjust (a mechanism).
      dtâng naa-lí-gaa-bplùk
      to set an alarm clock
    6. to keep, maintain, or conduct (oneself in a certain condition or state).
  3. to stand; to erect; to set or be in an upright or vertical position or direction.
  4. to specify; to determine; to fix.
    dtâng raa-kaa
    to set a price
  5. to heap up; to pile up; to put or place (something over, above, or on top of another).
  6. to commence; to start.
    dtâng kan
    to start pregnancy; the pregnancy starts; to start being pregnant
    dtâng grà-túu
    to start a thread (as on a webboard)

Derived terms edit

Adverb edit

ตั้ง (dtâng)

  1. as much as, as many as, so far as; up to; almost.

Classifier edit

ตั้ง (dtâng)

  1. Classifier for things piled up or placed over, above, or on one another.

Noun edit

ตั้ง (dtâng)

  1. occasion; round; time.