กิน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *kɯɲᴬ (to eat). Cognate with Lao ກິນ (kin); ᦂᦲᧃ (k̇iin); Shan ၵိၼ် (kin1).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic กิน
k i n
Paiboon gin
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kin˧/

Verb[edit]

กิน (gin) (abstract noun การกิน)

  1. to consume:
    1. to eat; to take; to drink.
    2. to absorb; to engross; to occupy.
    3. to destroy, as by decomposition or burning.
    4. to use up.
    5. to waste.
  2. to wrongfully accept, take, or receive.
  3. (historical) to govern a polity and enjoy benefits derived from the polity, as taxes, forced labour, etc.
  4. (somewhat archaic, used of an office, position, rank, status, etc) to hold; to occupy; to possess.
  5. (games, e.g. chess) to capture.
  6. (gambling) to win.
  7. (slang) to seek or have a romantic or sexual relationship (with).

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