ขมา

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Pali khamā (forbearance; forgiveness; pardon; patience). Cognate with Khmer ខមា (khɑmiə).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicขมา
kʰ m ā
Phonemicขะ-มา
kʰ a – m ā
RomanizationPaiboonkà-maa
Royal Institutekha-ma
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰa˨˩.maː˧/

Noun[edit]

ขมา (kà-maa)

  1. (formal) forgiveness; pardon.
  2. (formal) disposition to show clemency, forbearance, or mercy in punishing; refrainment from taking offence.

Verb[edit]

ขมา (kà-maa) (abstract noun การขมา)

  1. (formal) to beg forgiveness; to beg pardon.