ข้า

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See also: ขา and ข่า

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *xa. Compare Lao ຂ້າ ‎(khā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ข้า
kʰ ˆ ā
Phonemic ค่า
g ˋ ā
Paiboon kâa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰäː˥˩/
Homophones ค่า
ฆ่า

Noun[edit]

ข้า ‎(kâa)

  1. (archaic) citizen.
  2. attendant; retainer; or servant.
  3. slave.

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ข้า ‎(kâa)

  1. (dated) a first person pronoun, used when addressing a person of equal or lower status.

Usage notes[edit]