ทาน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit दान ‎(dāna, gift).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ทาน
d ā n
Phonemic ทาน
d ā n
[bound form]
ทา-นะ-
d ā – n a –
[bound form]
ทาน-นะ-
d ā n – n a –
Paiboon taan taa-ná- taan-ná-
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /tʰäːn˧/ /tʰäː˧.nä(ʔ)˦˥./ /tʰäːn˧.nä(ʔ)˦˥./
Homophones

Noun[edit]

ทาน ‎(taan)

  1. gift (act of giving or thing given), especially for charitable purpose.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ทาน
d ā n
Paiboon taan
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /tʰäːn˧/
Homophones

Verb[edit]

ทาน ‎(taan) ‎(abstract noun การทาน)

  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.

Etymology 3[edit]

Shortened from รับประทาน.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ทาน
d ā n
Paiboon taan
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /tʰäːn˧/
Homophones

Verb[edit]

ทาน ‎(taan) ‎(abstract noun การทาน)

  1. (colloquial, nonstandard) to masticate and eject.
  2. (colloquial, nonstandard) to masticate and swallow; to eat.
  3. (colloquial, nonstandard) to drink.