หมา

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (dog). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨾᩣ, Lao ໝາ (), ᦖᦱ (ṁaa), Tai Dam ꪢꪱ, Shan မႃ (mǎa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥴ (máa), Aiton မႃ (), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma), Zhuang ma, Saek หม่า. Compare Proto-Be *maːᴬ¹, Proto-Hlai *hmaː (dog; hunting dog).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicหมา
h m ā
Phonemic
หฺมา
h ̥ m ā
RomanizationPaiboonmǎa
Royal Institutema
(standard) IPA(key)/maː˩˩˦/(R)

NounEdit

หมา (mǎa) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (sometimes considered vulgar) canine: any animal of the family Canidae, as dog, coyote, fox, jackal, wolf, etc.
  2. (เนื้อ~) dogmeat.
  3. (slang, vulgar, humorous, sarcastic) person betrayed, fooled, deceived, deserted, or disregarded by someone or something.

Usage notesEdit

For formality or politeness, the term สุนัข (sù-nák) is often used instead.

SynonymsEdit

canine

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

AdjectiveEdit

หมา (mǎa)

  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory, offensive) bad; low.

AdverbEdit

หมา (mǎa)

  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory, offensive) badly; lowly.

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