See also: , ថូ, ថៃ, ថា, and ថា៖

Khmer edit

Pronunciation edit

Orthographic and Phonemic ថី
WT romanisation thəy
(standard) IPA(key) /tʰəj/

Etymology 1 edit

Adverb edit

ថី (thəy)

  1. why? what?
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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Vietnamese thầy (master, teacher).

Noun edit

ថី (thəy)

  1. (historical) secretary, government clerk, civil servant (in French colonial times, especially one who knew French; used with a proper name as a title)
  2. (historical) teacher (used mainly during French colonial times for those who knew French)
  3. (poetic) girl (variant of ស្ត្រី (strəy))
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ថី f

  1. Khmer script form of thī (woman)

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