ไม่

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See also: ไม้, ไม, and ໄມ້

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a contraction of miʔDS2 (compare มิ (, not)) + ได้ (dâai, to get; able; can; may; etc.).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ไม่
ai m ˋ
Paiboon mâi
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /maj˥˩/
Homophones ไหม้

Adverb[edit]

ไม่ (mâi)

  1. no; not.
    ไม่ชอบ
    mâi chɔ̂ɔp
    to not like
    ไม่อยู่บ้าน
    mâi yùu bâan
    (He) is not at home.

Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ไม่ (mâi)

  1. neither; nor.
    ไม่หล่อไม่รวย
    mâi lɔ̀ɔ mâi ruai
    neither good-looking nor rich

Interjection[edit]

ไม่ (mâi)

  1. no.

Noun[edit]

ไม่ (mâi)

  1. no.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat; Iamdanush, Jakrabhop; Jampathip, Nida (2014), “Reconstruction of Proto-Tai negators”, Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 37: 2: 151–180.