ที่

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *diːᴮ. Cognate with Lao ທີ່ (thī), ᦑᦲᧈ (tii1), Shan တီႈ (tii3), Ahom 𑜄𑜣 (tii). Outside Tai-Kadai: compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *tiʔ ~ tiiʔ ~ tiəʔ (that yonder), Mon တေံ (teʔ, that), Khmer ទី (ti), Vietnamese thì (then, which, to be).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ที่
d ī ˋ
Paiboon tîi
(standard) IPA(key) /tʰiː˥˩/

Preposition[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. at; to; on the site of; within; amidst; at the location of.
  2. for; during; at the time of.

Pronoun[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. that; which; who; whom.
  2. where; when.

Conjunction[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. if (+ conditional clause).

Prefix[edit]

ที่

  1. (creating a noun from a verb) the person who.
  2. (creating a noun from a verb) an object pertaining to which; that which; an object for; for the purpose of; equipment or gear for a purpose.
  3. (creating a noun from a verb) a concept or idea pertaining to which.
  4. (creating a noun from a verb) a place or location pertaining to which; a place to do something.
  5. (creating a noun from a verb) an event, time, duration, or occurrence pertaining to which.
  6. used with adjectives and cardinal numbers to create ordinals.
  7. used to indicate comparisons or ordering.

Particle[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. placed after an adjective to indicate that it applies particularly and specifically to its preceding noun.
  2. used in the pattern “เป็น (bpen) + ที่ + verb” to make an adjective from a verb.

Noun[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. land; place; area; seat (booking and reservations); site; location.

Classifier[edit]

ที่ (tîi)

  1. (formal) Classifier for locations, places, altars, armed forces, ashtrays, beaches, bridges, brothels, bruises, burns on the skin, insect bites, breakfasts.

Derived terms[edit]