Czech

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Noun

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chá n (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ch/ch.

Further reading

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  • chá”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • chá”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989

Galician

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A view of the A Terra Chá ("the Flat Country"), Lugo, Galicia

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese chãa, from Latin plana.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃa/ [ˈt͡ʃa]
  • Rhymes: -a

Noun

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chá f (plural chás)

  1. plain
  2. mesa; plateau

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Adjective

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chá f sg

  1. feminine singular of chan

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “chãa”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “chãa”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • cha” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • chá” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • chá” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hokkien

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For pronunciation and definitions of chá – see (“early; in advance; soon; long ago; for a long time; etc.”).
(This term is the pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Khiamniungan Naga

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tʃʰa⁵⁵/
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Noun

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chá

  1. (Patsho) foilage; leafage
    Cha nü lütiohva.
    Burn the foliage.

Lashi

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Verb

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chá

  1. to need
  2. must

References

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  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Macanese

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chá

Etymology

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Borrowed from Cantonese (caa4), uncertain whether via Portuguese or later lent to Portuguese.

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Noun

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chá

  1. tea plant (Camellia sinensis)
  2. tea (infusion made with tea leaves)
    chá co sucretea with sugar
    vazâ cháto serve tea
    Dâ unga xicra di chá pa iou
    Bring me a cup of tea
  3. any drink made with an infusion of medicinal plants
    chá di hortelám di sopaspearmint tea
    chá di pêlo-pêinfusion to ward off frights (literally, “hair-feet tea”)
    chá di pesoinfusion to protect against indigestion or stomachache (literally, “tea of weight”)
  4. a late afternoon meal
    chá gordofestive luncheon served in the late afternoon (literally, “fat tea”)

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Mandarin

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Romanization

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Portuguese

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chá

Etymology

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From Cantonese (caa4, tea), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-la.

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Noun

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chá m (plural chás)

  1. tea plant (Camellia sinensis, a bush whose leaves are used to make tea)
  2. (uncountable) tea (drink made by infusing parts of plants)
  3. a late afternoon meal
  4. (slang) any drug made by infusing a substance

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Descendants

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  • Apalaí: xa
  • Gujarati: ચા ()
  • Hunsrik: Scha
  • Nheengatu: xaa
  • Spanish: cha / chá (Philippine Spanish)
  • Tetum:

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South Slavey

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃʰá(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: chá

Noun

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chá (stem -chá-)

  1. Fort Liard form of tsá

Inflection

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References

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  • Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 37

Tày

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Chinese (MC kaeH). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨣ᩵ᩤ, Lao ຄ່າ (khā), ᦅᦱᧈ (kaa¹), Shan ၵႃႈ (kāa), Thai ค่า (kâa). Compare Vietnamese cả (as in giá cả).

Noun

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chá ()

  1. price
    chá hángmarket prices
    cúa xằng mí chá
    The products don't have prices yet.
    mác lịch chá cân hả slíp xiên
    The cost for chestnuts will be fifty thousand [dong] per kilo.
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Verb

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chá

  1. to ask for something's price
    chá vài lặm cừato ask for the buffalo's price behind the bushes; to buy a product without knowing its price
    chá ngòi kỉ lai chèn
    Ask how much it costs.
  2. to bargain
    chá thứ ngòi
    Try bargaining.

Etymology 2

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Noun

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chá

  1. mount (object on which another object is mounted)
    chá tặt pừn toòngmount for basins
  2. frame
    chá tudoor frame

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Adjective

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chá

  1. not firm; weak; flimsy; frail
    nghé cẩu nảy chá lai dá
    This bridge's so weak already.
    nghé tu chá
    The door isn't looking very sturdy.

Etymology 4

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chá

  1. (before nouns, especially noun phrases with words of number) numerous
    chá pác vàto be several arm spans long
    chá pác chá xiênin the hundreds and thousands

Etymology 5

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From Chinese (MC kaeX).

Adjective

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chá ()

  1. fake; not real
    cúa cháfake products
    保真𱽗欣
    Bấu chăn rầư hăn chá
    How can one knows whether it's fake when it's not real?

Etymology 6

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Particle

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chá

  1. (used sentence-finally) that's all; merely; only; just
    bấu khai đảy lẻ au mà chá
    Just pack it home if you can't sell it.

References

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  • Hoàng Văn Ma, Lục Văn Pảo, Hoàng Chí (2006) Từ điển Tày-Nùng-Việt [Tay-Nung-Vietnamese dictionary] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Từ điển Bách khoa Hà Nội
  • Lương Bèn (2011) Từ điển Tày-Việt [Tay-Vietnamese dictionary]‎[2][3] (in Vietnamese), Thái Nguyên: Nhà Xuất bản Đại học Thái Nguyên
  • Lục Văn Pảo, Hoàng Tuấn Nam (2003) Hoàng Triều Ân, editor, Từ điển chữ Nôm Tày [A Dictionary of (chữ) Nôm Tày]‎[4] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội