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AdjectiveEdit

ตาย

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of tāya, which is feminine genitive, dative, instrumental, ablative, and locative singular of (ta, that)

PronounEdit

ตาย

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of tāya, which is feminine genitive, dative, instrumental, ablative, and locative singular of (ta, her)

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *p.taːjᴬ (to die). Cognate with Lao ຕາຍ (tāi), ᦎᦻ (ṫaay), Shan တၢႆ (tǎay), Ahom 𑜄𑜩 (tay), Zhuang dai. Compare Proto-Austronesian *(m-)atay (to die).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicตาย
t ā y
RomanizationPaiboondtaai
Royal Institutetai
(standard) IPA(key)/taːj˧/

VerbEdit

ตาย (dtaai) (abstract noun การตาย or ความตาย)

  1. to die: to cease to live; to be or become dead.
  2. (of a machine, bodily organ, etc) to die: to stop; to cease to function.

AdverbEdit

ตาย (dtaai)

  1. (slang, sometimes sarcastic) to death: to a great degree, to excess.