Lao edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tai *cramꟲ (cave). Cognate with Thai ถ้ำ (tâm), Northern Thai ᨳ᩶ᩣᩴ, Khün ᨳ᩶ᩣᩴ, ᦏᧄᧉ (ṫham²), Shan ထမ်ႈ (thām), Tai Nüa ᥗᥛᥲ (thàm), Phake ထံ (thaṃ), Tai Dam ꪖꪾ꫁, Ahom 𑜌𑜪 (thaṃ), Zhuang gamj.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [tʰam˧˩]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [tʰam˥˥˨]
  • Hyphenation: ຖ້ຳ
  • Rhymes: -am

Noun edit

ຖ້ຳ (tham)

  1. cave

See also edit