รา

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic รา
r ā
Paiboon raa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /raː˧/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ra. Cognate with Lao ຮາ ().

Pronoun[edit]

รา (raa)

  1. (archaic) a first person pronoun employed inclusively by two or more persons.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The pronoun is now archaic in Central Thai, but is still in everyday use in some dialects, such as Northern Thai where it appears as the vulgar ᩁᩣ/ฮา (haa) and is almost always used singularly.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. (chiefly poetic) placed at the end of an expression of invitation or suggestion for emphasis.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

รา (raa) (abstract noun การรา)

  1. to cease, discontinue, or stop gradually.
  2. (somewhat archaic) to diminish, to decrease, to lessen, to reduce; to weaken.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

รา (raa)

  1. (nautical) bottom board; burden board.
  2. pole or stick fixed into or around an uncovered pit for the purpose of maintaining its shape or condition.

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

รา (raa)

  1. mould; fungus.
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