มา

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: ม้า

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicมา
m ā
RomanizationPaiboonmaa
Royal Institutema
(standard) IPA(key)/maː˧/
Homophonesมาห์

Etymology 1[edit]

From Pali (moon).

Noun[edit]

มา (maa)

  1. (elegant) moon.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (to come). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨾᩣ (ma), Lao ມາ (), ᦙᦱ (maa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥰ (maa2), Shan မႃး (máa), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma) or 𑜉𑜡 (maa) or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (maaa), Zhuang maz.

Verb[edit]

มา (maa) (abstract noun การมา)

  1. to move or come (towards the speaker's direction); to arrive.

Adverb[edit]

มา (maa)

  1. used to indicate motion towards the speaker's direction.
  2. used to indicate motion that still continues or that continues up to a certain point of time.