ใช้

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʑaɰᶜ (to commission). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨩᩲ᩶, Lao ໃຊ້ (sai), ᦺᦋᧉ (tsay2), Shan ၸႂ်ႉ (tsaue5), Ahom 𑜋𑜨𑜧 (chow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ใช้
au d͡ʑ ˆ
Phonemic ไช้
ai d͡ʑ ˆ
Paiboon chái
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰaj˦˥/

Verb[edit]

ใช้ (chái) (abstract noun การใช้)

  1. to apply (a law, rule, etc.).
  2. to disburse (money, etc.).
  3. to pay (a debt, sum, etc.); to perform (an obligation, etc.).
  4. to repay; to refund; to compensate.
  5. to require (someone) to do (something).
  6. to use; to employ.