รถ

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Pali[edit]

Noun[edit]

รถ m

  1. Thai script form of ratha

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali ratha (chariot), from Sanskrit रथ (ratha, idem), possibly via Old Khmer ratha (chariot; cart; wagon). Cognate with Modern Khmer រថ (rŭət); Lao ລົດ (lot), ຣົຖ (rot); ᦷᦟᧆ (lod).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicรถ
r tʰ
Phonemic
รด
r ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonrót
Royal Instituterot
(standard) IPA(key)/rot̚˦˥/(R)
Homophones

Noun[edit]

รถ (rót)

  1. (archaic) chariot, carriage, cart, wagon, or the like.
  2. wheeled vehicle (of any kind).
  3. used as a title for a wheeled vehicle.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally, wheeled vehicles are classified by the classifier คัน (kan).
  • Chariots are classified by หลัง (lǎng) or, if belonging to a royal person, องค์ (ong). Carts are classified by เล่ม (lêm).

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Descendants[edit]

  • Lao: ຣົຖ (rot), ລົດ (lot)