ห้า ฮ่า → hâa

All these are pronounced as:

Now, let’s look at the meaning:

 

ห้า : adjective – five (quantity)

ผู้หญิงห้าคน//phôo yĭng hâa khon – five women (take note of the use of classifier)

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ห้าวันที่ผ่านมา ไม่มีวันไหนที่ฉันไม่คิดถึงเธอ

hâa wan thêe phàa maa, mâi mee wan năi thêe chăn mâi khíd thĕung ther

For the past five days, there is not a day that I don’t think of you.

 

ฮ่า : interjection – the sound of laughter

ฮ่าๆ

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Due to this similarity in terms of pronunciation, we often find that Thais laugh as 555 over the Internet.

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