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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit समर्थ (samartha, strong; able; powerful; sufficient; etc). Cognate with Old Khmer samartha (ability, competence, potential; in conjunction with, in association with; to join (with), to combine (with); etc).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสามารถ
s ā m ā r tʰ
Phonemicสา-มาด
s ā – m ā ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonsǎa-mâat
Royal Institutesa-mat
(standard) IPA(key)/saː˩˩˦.maːt̚˥˩/

VerbEdit

สามารถ (sǎa-mâat) (abstract noun การสามารถ or ความสามารถ)

  1. (auxiliary) can; may; to be able (to) or suitable (for).