กำแหง

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Khmer កំហែង (kɑmhaeng), កម្ហែង (kɑmhaeng, to intimidate; to threaten); perhaps extended forms of កឹង (kəng, hard, stiff; harsh, severe, strict; etc), from which Thai แข็ง (kɛ̌ng) was derived.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicกำแหง
k å æ h ŋ
Phonemicกำ-แหง
k å – æ h ŋ
RomanizationPaiboongam-hɛ̌ɛng
Royal Institutekam-haeng
(standard) IPA(key)/kam˧.hɛːŋ˩˩˦/

Adjective[edit]

กำแหง (gam-hɛ̌ɛng)

  1. (archaic) strong, vigorous; brave, daring, courageous; heroic.
  2. (derogatory) conceited, vain, vainglorious, overconfident, arrogant; insolent, impudent, impertinent.