กวด

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Chinese (MC kuɑt̚, “to tie; to seek; to pursue; to enclose; to include”). Cognate with Lao ກວາດ(kuāt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic กวด
k w ɗ
Paiboon gùuat
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ku(ː)a̯t̚˨˩/

Verb[edit]

กวด ‎(gùuat) ‎(abstract noun การกวด)

  1. to press, cram, tighten, twist
  2. to chase, pursue, run after