ตา

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Chong[edit]

Noun[edit]

ตา (transliteration needed)

  1. maternal grandfather
  2. duck

Pali[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ตา

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of , which is feminine nominative/accusative plural of (ta, those)
  2. (demonstrative) Thai script form of , which is feminine nominative/accusative plural of ตะ (ta, those)

Pronoun[edit]

ตา f

  1. (demonstrative) Thai script form of (she)

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicตา
t ā
RomanizationPaiboondtaa
Royal Instituteta
(standard) IPA(key)/taː˧/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *taːᴬ (maternal grandfather). Cognate with Lao ຕາ (), Khmer តា (taa), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Shan တႃ (tǎa), Bouyei dal, Zhuang da.

Noun[edit]

ตา (dtaa) (classifier คน)

  1. maternal grandfather.
  2. man at or around the same age as one's maternal grandfather.
  3. (slang, derogatory, offensive) any old man.
  4. (colloquial) any man.
  5. used as a term of address to or title for any of the above-described.
  6. used as a term of reference to oneself by a maternal grandfather, a man at or around the same age as one's maternal grandfather, or any old man.
  7. (colloquial, endearing, somewhat dated) used as a term of address to or title for a boy or young man.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *p.taːᴬ (eye). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨲᩣ, Lao ຕາ (), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Tai Dam ꪔꪱ, Shan တႃ (tǎa), Aiton တႃ (), Ahom 𑜄𑜠 (ta) or 𑜄𑜡 (), Bouyei dal, Zhuang da. Within Kra-Dai, compare Sui ndal, Southern Kam dal, Hlai [ʈʂʰaː¹] and Lingao [ɗa¹]. Compare Old Chinese (OC *taːʔ, “to see”), Proto-Austronesian *mata (eye).

Noun[edit]

ตา (dtaa) (classifier ดวง or ตา)

  1. (anatomy) eye.
  2. (in combination) one who does something with an eye or the eyes, especially as a profession.
  3. anything that is like an eye, as in terms of appearance or functions: hole; opening; aperture; etc.
  4. (botany) bud.
  5. sight; view; glimpse.
  6. time; turn; moment; occasion.
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