ขวาง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC kwɑŋ, ɦˠwæŋ, ɦˠwæŋH, “across, horizontal, lateral”). Cognate with Lao ຂວາງ (khuāng), Shan ၶႂၢင် (khwǎang), Ahom 𑜁𑜞𑜂𑜫 (khrang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicขวาง
kʰ w ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkwǎang
Royal Institutekhwang
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰwaːŋ˩˩˦/

Verb[edit]

ขวาง (kwǎang) (abstract noun การขวาง)

  1. To lie athwart.
  2. To obstruct.