กลั้น

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *klanᶜ. Cognate with Lao ກັ້ນ (kan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic กลั้น
k l ạ ˆ n
Phonemic กฺลั้น
k ̥ l ạ ˆ n
Paiboon glân
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /klan˥˩/

Verb[edit]

กลั้น (glân) (abstract noun การกลั้น)

  1. To restrain, suppress, hold back, inhibit (regular bodily functions, expressions of emotion).
  2. To refrain from (performing a bodily function, expressing emotion).