ไม้

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See also: ไม่, ไม, and ໄມ້

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mwajᶜ (tree; wood). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨾᩱ᩶, Lao ໄມ້ (mai), ᦺᦙᧉ (may2), Tai Dam ꪼꪣ꫁, Shan မႆႉ (mâ̰y), Ahom 𑜉𑜩 (may).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicไม้
ai m ˆ
Phonemicม้าย
m ˆ ā y
RomanizationPaiboonmáai
Royal Institutemai
(standard) IPA(key)/maːj˦˥/

Noun[edit]

ไม้ (máai)

  1. wood; stick; log.
  2. plant.
  3. mark (in the names of various written symbols, such as tone marks and vowel marks).

Derived terms[edit]