ค่ะ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ข้า ‎(kâa, servant; your servant), เจ้า-ค่ะ ‎(jâao-kâ) > เจ้า-ข้า ‎(jâao-kâa, my lord).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ค่ะ
g ˋ a
Paiboon
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰä(ʔ)˥˩/

Particle[edit]

ค่ะ ‎()

  1. (particle used by female speakers at the end of sentences to make them more polite)
    ดิฉันหิวค่ะ  ―  dì-chǎn hǐu   ―  I am hungry (female speaker, polite)
  2. yes (female speaker)

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