BurmeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

တာ (ta)

  1. (historical) unit of distance measure (equal to four cubits as in ကုလလေး (ku.la.le:) or အရညကင် (a.ra.nya.kang), seven cubits as in မြင်းမိုရ် (mrang:muir) or ten cubits as in စက္ကဝါ (cakka.wa)
  2. embankment
  3. (historical) receptacle with cover; box
  4. duty; responsibility; assignment
  5. length of time

ParticleEdit

တာ (ta)

  1. (colloquial) particle suffixed to verbs and adjectives to form nouns

VerbEdit

တာ (ta)

  1. to measure
  2. to speak or act in an endearing manner
  3. to prattle

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of အတာ (a.ta).

NounEdit

တာ (ta)

  1. the period of Thingyan
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


MonEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Pali tāla (palmyra) or Sanskrit ताल (tāla). Cognate with Burmese ထန်း (htan:) and Shan ထၢၼ် (thǎan).

NounEdit

တာ ()

  1. palmyra
  2. toddy palm

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Burmese တာ (ta).

NounEdit

တာ ()

  1. measure of length equal to seven cubits or about 11 feet 4½ inches

Etymology 3Edit

Burmese တား (ta:).

VerbEdit

တာ ()

  1. to hold up, signal to stop

Etymology 4Edit

Burmese ညှာတာ (hnyata).

VerbEdit

တာ ()

  1. to be considerate

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