ว่า

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Chinese (“to say; to speak”). Cognate with Lao ເວົ້າ ‎(wao), ᦞᦱᧈ ‎(vaa¹).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ว่า
w ˋ ā
Paiboon wâa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /wäː˥˩/
Homophones หว้า

Verb[edit]

ว่า ‎(wâa) ‎(abstract noun การว่า)

  1. to say; to speak; to tell
  2. to admonish, to scold
  3. to administer

Conjunction[edit]

ว่า ‎(wâa)

  1. that
  2. as