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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicมัน
m ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonman
Royal Instituteman
(standard) IPA(key)/man˧/
Homophonesมันส์

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *manᴬ (singular third-person pronoun (strong)). Cognate with Lao ມັນ (man), Shan မၼ်း (mán), Ahom 𑜉𑜃𑜫 (man).

PronounEdit

มัน (man)

  1. A third-person pronoun used to refer to an animal.
  2. (often deemed informal) A third-person pronoun used to refer to an inanimate object.
  3. (sometimes offensive) A third-person pronoun used to refer to a person of lower status.
  4. (derogatory, offensive) A third-person pronoun used to refer to any person.
  5. (colloquial) An impersonal pronoun.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *manᴬ (yam). Cognate with Lao ມັນ (man), ᦙᧃ (man), Shan မၼ်း (mán), Ahom 𑜉𑜃𑜫 (man).

NounEdit

มัน (man) (classifier หัว)

  1. yam; tuber.

Usage notesEdit

In speaking, it can refer to any type of yam/tuber such as potato or cassava.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Tai *manᴬ (grease; oil). Cognate with Lao ມັນ (man), Shan မၼ်း (mán), Ahom 𑜉𑜃𑜫 (man).

AdjectiveEdit

มัน (man) (abstract noun ความมัน)

  1. greasy; oily.
  2. tasting like coconut milk, fat, oil, etc.
  3. glossy; lustrous; shiny.

NounEdit

มัน (man)

  1. fat; grease; oil; tallow.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

มัน (man) (abstract noun ความมัน)

  1. fun; enjoyable; pleasing.
Derived termsEdit