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thaoF gaaeL
Royal Institute - 1982
เฒ่าแก่  /เท่า-แก่/
[นาม] ตำแหน่งข้าราชการฝ่ายใน.
[นาม] ผู้ใหญ่ที่เป็นประธานในการหมั้นและขันหมาก, เถ้าแก่ ก็ใช้.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเท่า-แก่
IPAtʰâw kɛ̀ː
Royal Thai General Systemthao kae

1.   [noun, proper noun, person, colloquial]
a 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 

componentsเฒ่า thaoFold and venerated person, respected elder
แก่ gaaeL[of a person or animal] [is] old; aged
2.   [noun, loanword, Chinese]
owner (of a shop,enterprise, boat, etc.) [generally Chinese]

classifierคน khohnM[numerical classifier for a person or occupation]
componentsเฒ่า thaoFold and venerated person, respected elder
แก่ gaaeL[of a person or animal] [is] old; aged
exampleเฒ่าแก่เรือthaoF gaaeL reuuaMowner of a boat, fishing vessel or junk

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