ທາງ

LaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *daːŋᴬ² (road; way). Cognate with Thai ทาง (taang), Northern Thai ᨴᩤ᩠ᨦ, Khün ᨴᩤ᩠ᨦ, ᦑᦱᧂ (taang), Tai Dam ꪕꪱꪉ, Shan တၢင်း (táang), Tai Nüa ᥖᥣᥒᥰ (täang), Ahom 𑜄𑜂𑜫 (tang).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ທາງ (thāng)

  1. road, path, track
  2. direction, course
  3. side
  4. method, means
  5. opportunity, chance

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

ທາງ (thāng)

  1. in the direction
  2. by means of
  3. in the domain/province/sphere of