ตาม

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicตาม
t ā m
RomanizationPaiboondtaam
Royal Institutetam
(standard) IPA(key)/taːm˧/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *taːmᴬ¹ (to follow; to continue). Cognate with Lao ຕາມ (tām), ᦎᦱᧄ (ṫaam), Shan တၢမ်း (táam), Tai Nüa ᥖᥣᥛᥰ (täam).

VerbEdit

ตาม (dtaam) (abstract noun การตาม)

  1. to follow; to come after; to go after.
  2. to pursue; to chase.
  3. to chase up.
  4. to summon; to call.
  5. to imitate.

ConjunctionEdit

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. as; like.
  2. as; because (of); according to.
  3. up to; depending on.

AdverbEdit

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. after; behind.

PrepositionEdit

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. around; about.
  2. along; by.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Shan တၢမ် (tǎam), Tai Nüa ᥖᥣᥛ (taam, to forge (iron)).

VerbEdit

ตาม (dtaam) (abstract noun การตาม)

  1. (dated, of fire, flames, light, etc) to keep burning; to keep alight.