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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
Phonemicหฺมาย
h ̥ m ā y
RomanizationPaiboonmǎai
Royal Institutemai
(standard) IPA(key)/maːj˩˩˦/

VerbEdit

หมาย (mǎai) (abstract noun การหมาย)

  1. to mean.
  2. to aim; to intend (to).
  3. to mark.

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NounEdit

หมาย (mǎai)

  1. (law) warrant; summons; writ.

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