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See also: ຂາ and ຂ່າ

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *kraːᶜ (slave). Cognate with Thai ข้า (kâa), ᦃᦱᧉ (ẋaa2), Shan ၶႃႈ (khāa).

NounEdit

ຂ້າ (khā)

  1. slave, servant
See alsoEdit

PronounEdit

ຂ້າ (khā)

  1. I, me (from high-status to low-status)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *qaːᶜ (to kill). Cognate with Thai ฆ่า (kâa), ᦃᦱᧉ (ẋaa2), Shan ၶႃႈ (khāa), Zhuang gaj.

VerbEdit

ຂ້າ (khā) (abstract noun ການຂ້າ)

  1. to kill, murder
  2. to destroy, ruin, exterminate
  3. to cancel, annul