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See also: ท่า and ท้า

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

ทา (taa) (abstract noun การทา)

  1. To paint.
  2. To smear.
  3. To apply.