See also: ร้า

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicรา
r ā
RomanizationPaiboonraa
Royal Institutera
(standard) IPA(key)/raː˧/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *raːᴬ² (we two (inclusive)). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩁᩣ, Khün ᩁᩣ, Lao ຮາ (), ᦣᦱ (haa), Shan ႁႃး (háa), Tai Nüa ᥞᥣᥰ (häa), Ahom 𑜍𑜠 (ra), Zuojiang Zhuang raz.

PronounEdit

รา (raa)

  1. (archaic) a first person pronoun employed inclusively by two or more persons.
Usage notesEdit
  • The pronoun is now archaic in Central Thai, but is still in everyday use in some dialects, such as Northern Thai where it appears as the vulgar ᩁᩣ/ฮา (haa) and is almost always used singularly.
AntonymsEdit
Antonyms

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

รา (raa)

  1. (chiefly poetic) placed at the end of an expression of invitation or suggestion for emphasis.
SynonymsEdit
Synonyms
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

รา (raa) (abstract noun การรา)

  1. to cease, discontinue, or stop gradually.
  2. (somewhat archaic) to diminish, to decrease, to lessen, to reduce; to weaken.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

รา (raa)

  1. (nautical) bottom board; burden board.
  2. pole or stick fixed into or around an uncovered pit for the purpose of maintaining its shape or condition.

Etymology 5Edit

Cognate with ᦣᦱ (haa), Northern Thai ᩁᩣ.

NounEdit

รา (raa)

  1. mould; fungus.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms