หมาย

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːjᴬ (to mark; to aim). Cognate with Lao ໝາຍ (māi), ᦖᦻ (ṁaay), Tai Dam ꪢꪱꪥ, Shan မၢႆ (mǎay), Ahom 𑜈𑜩𑜤 (bayu).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicหมาย
h m ā y
Phonemic
หฺมาย
h ̥ m ā y
RomanizationPaiboonmǎai
Royal Institutemai
(standard) IPA(key)/maːj˩˩˦/(R)

VerbEdit

หมาย (mǎai) (abstract noun การหมาย)

  1. to expect; to anticipate.
  2. to desire; to want.
  3. to mean; to intend.
  4. to mean; to denote.
  5. to mark; to inscribe.
  6. to indicate; to specify.
  7. (law) to direct a writ or warrant (to).

NounEdit

หมาย (mǎai)

  1. (archaic, now only found in combination) mark; sign; symbol.
  2. (archaic, now only found in combination) writ: formal document issued in the sovereign's name.
  3. (law) writ; warrant.

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