อา

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See also: อ้า and อา.

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic อา
ɒ ā
Paiboon aa
(standard) IPA(key) /ʔaː˧/
Homophones อาร์
อาว์

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʔaːᴬ (father's younger sister). Cognate with Lao ອາ ().

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

อา (aa) (classifier คน)

  1. younger brother or younger sister of one's father.
  2. a title or term of address for any elderly person, especially that of relative age to a younger brother or younger sister of one's father.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

อา (aa)

  1. ah.