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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *diːᴮ. Cognate with Lao ທີ່ (thī), ᦑᦲᧈ (tii1), Shan တီႈ (tīi), Ahom 𑜄𑜣 (tii). Outside Tai-Kadai: compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *tiʔ ~ tiiʔ ~ tiəʔ (that yonder), Mon တေံ (teʔ, that), Khmer ទី (tii), Vietnamese thì (then, which, to be).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicที่
d ī ˋ
RomanizationPaiboontîi
Royal Institutethi
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰiː˥˩/

PrepositionEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. at; to; on the site of; within; amidst; at the location of.
  2. for; during; at the time of.

PronounEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. that; which; that which; who; whom.
  2. where; when.

ConjunctionEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. if (+ conditional clause).

PrefixEdit

ที่

  1. (creating a noun from a verb) the person who.
  2. (creating a noun from a verb) an object pertaining to which; that which; an object for; for the purpose of; equipment or gear for a purpose.
  3. (creating a noun from a verb) a concept or idea pertaining to which.
  4. (creating a noun from a verb) a place or location pertaining to which; a place to do something.
  5. (creating a noun from a verb) an event, time, duration, or occurrence pertaining to which.
  6. used with adjectives and cardinal numbers to create ordinals.
  7. used to indicate comparisons or ordering.

ParticleEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. placed after an adjective to indicate that it applies particularly and specifically to its preceding noun.
  2. used in the pattern “เป็น (bpen) + ที่ + verb” to make an adjective from a verb.

NounEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. land; place; area; seat (booking and reservations); site; location.
  2. position; office.

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ClassifierEdit

ที่ (tîi)

  1. (formal) Classifier for locations, places, altars, armed forces, ashtrays, beaches, bridges, brothels, bruises, burns on the skin, insect bites, breakfasts.

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