See also: ท่า and ท้า

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *daːᴬ, from Middle Chinese (MC ɖˠa, “smear”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨴᩤ, Lao ທາ (thā), ᦑᦱ (taa), Tai Dam ꪕꪱ, Shan တႃး (táa), Ahom 𑜄𑜠 (ta).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicทา
d ā
RomanizationPaiboontaa
Royal Institutetha
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰaː˧/(R)
Audio

VerbEdit

ทา (taa) (abstract noun การทา)

  1. to apply something on something by means of rubbing, smearing, painting, or the like; to be applied with something in such manner: to wear, to have (on), etc.
    • ทาลิป
      taa líp
      to apply a lipstick / to wear a lipstick (depending on the context)