ມາ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰmaːᴬ (to come). Cognate with Thai มา (maa), Northern Thai ᨾᩣ (ma), ᦙᦱ (maa), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥰ (maa2), Shan မႃး (maa4), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma) or 𑜉𑜡 (maa) or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (maaa), Zhuang maz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ມາ () (abstract noun ການມາ)

  1. to come, arrive; to show up
  2. (auxiliary) used after other verbs to indicate action towards the speaker

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