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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicมา
m ā
RomanizationPaiboonmaa
Royal Institutema
(standard) IPA(key)/maː˧/
Homophonesมาห์

Etymology 1Edit

From Pali (moon).

NounEdit

มา (maa)

  1. (elegant) moon.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (to come). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨾᩣ (ma), Lao ມາ (), ᦙᦱ (maa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥰ (maa2), Shan မႃး (máa), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma) or 𑜉𑜡 (maa) or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (maaa), Zhuang maz.

VerbEdit

มา (maa) (abstract noun การมา)

  1. to move or come (towards the speaker's direction); to arrive.

AdverbEdit

มา (maa)

  1. used to indicate motion towards the speaker's direction.
  2. used to indicate motion that still continues or that continues up to a certain point of time.