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ThaiEdit

Thai cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : สาม (sǎam)
    Ordinal : ที่สาม (tîi-sǎam)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *saːm (three), from Middle Chinese (MC sɑm, “three”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈᩣ᩠ᨾ, Lao ສາມ (sām), ᦉᦱᧄ (ṡaam), Tai Dam ꪎꪱꪣ, Shan သၢမ် (sǎam), Tai Nüa ᥔᥣᥛᥴ (saam1), Ahom 𑜏𑜪 (sam), Zhuang sam.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicสาม
s ā m
RomanizationPaiboonsǎam
Royal Institutesam
(standard) IPA(key)/saːm˩˩˦/

NumeralEdit

สาม (sǎam)

  1. 3 (Thai numeral: (3))

NounEdit

สาม (sǎam)

  1. three.
  2. (archaic) third son.

Derived termsEdit

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