LaoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Thai ทำ (tam).

VerbEdit

ທຳ (tham) (abstract noun ການທຳ)

  1. to do; to make; to perform.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Pali dhamma, from Sanskrit धर्म (dharma, that which upholds or support).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ທຳ (tham)

  1. (Buddhism) dharma
  2. virtue, morals
  3. (religion) enlightenment
  4. justice, fairness
  5. devotion, piety, belief
  6. motive, incentive
  7. birth; life
  8. object, element

Derived termsEdit