ChongEdit

NounEdit

ตา (transliteration needed)

  1. maternal grandfather
  2. duck

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AdjectiveEdit

ตา

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of , which is feminine nominative/accusative plural of (ta, those)
  2. (demonstrative) Thai script form of , which is feminine nominative/accusative plural of ตะ (ta, those)

PronounEdit

ตา f

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of (she)

DeclensionEdit


ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicตา
t ā
RomanizationPaiboondtaa
Royal Instituteta
(standard) IPA(key)/taː˧/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *taːᴬ (maternal grandfather). Cognate with Lao ຕາ (), Khmer តា (taa), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Shan တႃ (tǎa), Bouyei dal, Zhuang da.

NounEdit

ตา (dtaa) (classifier คน)

  1. maternal grandfather.
  2. man at or around the same age as one's maternal grandfather.
  3. (slang, derogatory, offensive) any old man.
  4. (colloquial) any man.
  5. used as a term of address to or title for any of the above-described.
  6. used as a term of reference to oneself by a maternal grandfather, a man at or around the same age as one's maternal grandfather, or any old man.
  7. (colloquial, endearing, somewhat dated) used as a term of address to or title for a boy or young man.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *p.taːᴬ (eye). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨲᩣ, Lao ຕາ (), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Tai Dam ꪔꪱ, Shan တႃ (tǎa), Aiton တႃ (), Ahom 𑜄𑜠 (ta) or 𑜄𑜡 (), Bouyei dal, Zhuang da. Within Kra-Dai, compare Sui ndal, Southern Kam dal, Hlai [ʈʂʰaː¹] and Lingao [ɗa¹]. Compare Old Chinese (OC *taːʔ, “to see”), Proto-Austronesian *mata (eye).

NounEdit

ตา (dtaa) (classifier ดวง or ตา)

  1. (anatomy) eye.
  2. (in combination) one who does something with an eye or the eyes, especially as a profession.
  3. anything that is like an eye, as in terms of appearance or functions: hole; opening; aperture; etc.
  4. (botany) bud.
  5. sight; view; glimpse.
  6. time; turn; moment; occasion.
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