ຂ້າ

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See also: ຂາ and ຂ່າ

Lao[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *kraːᶜ (slave). Cognate with Thai ข้า (kâa), ᦃᦱᧉ (ẋaa2), Shan ၶႃႈ (khaa3).

Noun[edit]

ຂ້າ (khā)

  1. slave, servant
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Pronoun[edit]

ຂ້າ (khā)

  1. I, me (from high-status to low-status)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *qaːᶜ (to kill). Cognate with Thai ฆ่า (kâa), ᦃᦱᧉ (ẋaa2), Shan ၶႃႈ (khaa3), Zhuang gaj.

Verb[edit]

ຂ້າ (khā) (abstract noun ການຂ້າ)

  1. to kill, murder
  2. to destroy, ruin, exterminate
  3. to cancel, annul