See also: ล่า and ล้า

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicลา
l ā
RomanizationPaiboonlaa
Royal Institutela
(standard) IPA(key)/laː˧/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Middle Chinese (MC lɨʌ, “donkey”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩃᩣ, Lao ລາ (), ᦟᦱ (laa), Shan လႃး (láa), Khmer លា (liə).

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

NounEdit

ลา (laa)

  1. donkey.
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Northern Thai ᩃᩣ, Lao ລາ (), ᦟᦱ (laa), Khmer លា (liə).

VerbEdit

ลา (laa) (abstract noun การลา)

  1. to take one's leave, say goodbye (upon one's departure).
  2. to request or take leave, leave of absence, time off.

Etymology 3Edit

From English la.

NounEdit

ลา (laa)

  1. la, the sixth note of major scale.