ฉัน

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ฉัน
t͡ɕʰ ạ n
Paiboon chǎn
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰän˩˩˦/
Homophones ฉันท์

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. a first person pronoun.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The pronoun may be pronounced chán on colloquial occasions, but this is nonstandard.
  • The pronoun is used to address a person of equal or lower status.
  • The pronoun is used primarily by females, sometimes by males with intimate friends or lovers.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. how

Conjunction[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. in the same way as; just as; as.

Preposition[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. resembling; similarly to; in the manner characteristic of.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn) ‎(abstract noun การฉัน)

  1. (used of a priest) to consume (an edible thing, as food, drink, medicine, etc.).

Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. shining; radiating or reflecting light; luminous.

Adverb[edit]

ฉัน ‎(chǎn)

  1. in a manner that shines, that radiates or reflects light, or that is luminous.