ตาม

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicตาม
t ā m
RomanizationPaiboondtaam
Royal Institutetam
(standard) IPA(key)/taːm˧/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *taːmᴬ¹ (to follow; to continue). Cognate with Lao ຕາມ (tām), ᦎᦱᧄ (ṫaam), Shan တၢမ်း (táam), Tai Nüa ᥖᥣᥛᥰ (täam).

Verb[edit]

ตาม (dtaam) (abstract noun การตาม)

  1. to follow; to come after; to go after.
  2. to pursue; to chase.
  3. to chase up.
  4. to summon; to call.
  5. to imitate.

Conjunction[edit]

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. as; like.
  2. as; because (of); according to.
  3. up to; depending on.

Adverb[edit]

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. after; behind.

Preposition[edit]

ตาม (dtaam)

  1. around; about.
  2. along; by.
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Shan တၢမ် (tǎam), Tai Nüa ᥖᥣᥛ (taam, to forge (iron)).

Verb[edit]

ตาม (dtaam) (abstract noun การตาม)

  1. (dated, of fire, flames, light, etc) to keep burning; to keep alight.