ทาน

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ทาน (RTGS: than)

  1. gift (act of giving; thing given), especially for charitable purposes.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ทาน (RTGS: than)

  1. (colloquial) to masticate and eject.
    • ทานหมากฝรั่ง
      To chew gums.
  2. (colloquial) to masticate and swallow; to eat.
    • ทานก๋วยเตี๋ยว
      To eat noodles.
  3. (colloquial) to drink.
    • ทานเหล้า
      To drink liquor.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ทาน (RTGS: than)

  1. to bear or hold up (a load, mass, structure, part, etc.); to serve as a foundation for.
  2. to offer resistance to; to oppose.
  3. to sustain or withstand (weight, pressure, strain, etc.).
  4. to undergo or endure with patience; to tolerate.
  5. to proof; to examine for flaws, errors, etc.