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เฒ่า  thaoF 
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1.[is] aged; very old
2.old and venerated person, respected elder

Royal Institute - 1982
เฒ่า  /เท่า/
[วิเศษณ์] แก่, มีอายุมาก, เถ้า ก็ใช้.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเท่า
IPAtʰâw
Royal Thai General Systemthao

1.   [adjective]
definition
[is] aged; very old

synonymsแก่ gaaeL[of a person or animal] [is] old; aged
แก่เฒ่าgaaeL thaoF[is] old; aged
แก่เฒ่าเหลาเหย่gaaeL thaoF laoR yehL[is] very old; elderly
ชรา chaH raaM[of a person] elderly, senile, old or aged
ผมขาวphohmR khaaoR[is] gray-haired; aged; old
ลายครามlaaiM khraamM[is] old; aged; veteran; has seen a thing or two
สูงวัยsuungR waiM[is] old; elderly; aged
สูงอายุsuungR aaM yooH[is] old; aged; elderly
examplesผู้เฒ่าphuuF thaoFelder, respected old and wise person
พ่อเฒ่าphaawF thaoFvenerable old man
แม่เฒ่าmaaeF thaoFan old woman
คนเฒ่าkhohnM thaoFelderly person
แก่เฒ่าgaaeL thaoF[is] old; aged
sample
sentence
เฒ่าเฒ่าหน้าเหี้ยมยังคงยืนเงียบกริบยังคงยืนเงียบกริบ
thaoF thaoF naaF hiiamF yangM khohngM yeuunM ngiiapF gripL yangM khohngM yeuunM ngiiapF gripL
"The grim-faced old man is still standing perfectly still."
2.   [noun]
definition
old and venerated person, respected elder

examplesเฒ่าแก่thaoF gaaeLa matchmaker or go-between, especially one who tries to bring two unmarried individuals together in an attempt to promote a marriage. Often spelled as เถ้าแก่
เฒ่าแก่thaoF gaaeLowner (of a shop,enterprise, boat, etc.) [generally Chinese]
เฒ่าหัวงูthaoF huaaR nguuMdirty old man
sample
sentence
เฒ่าเฒ่าหน้าเหี้ยมยังคงยืนเงียบกริบยังคงยืนเงียบกริบ
thaoF thaoF naaF hiiamF yangM khohngM yeuunM ngiiapF gripL yangM khohngM yeuunM ngiiapF gripL
"The grim-faced old man is still standing perfectly still."

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