ที่

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Lao ທີ່(thī), Shan တီႈ. Outside Tai languages, compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *tiʔ ~ tiiʔ ~ tiəʔ(that yonder) (whence Mon တေံ(teʔ, that)), Vietnamese thì(then, which, to be), Khmer ទី(ti).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ที่
d ī ˋ
Paiboon tîi
(Bangkok) 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)
    บทที่หนึ่ง  ―  bòt tîi nʉ̀ng  ―  lesson one
  7. (used to indicate comparisons or ordering, "as in")

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+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) numerical classifier for locations, places, altars, armed forces, ashtrays, beaches, bridges, brothels, bruises, burns on the skin, insect bites, breakfasts

Derived terms[edit]