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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χɔːŋᴬ (thing). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨡᩬᨦ, Lao ຂອງ (khǭng), ᦃᦸᧂ (ẋoang), Tai Dam ꪄꪮꪉ, Shan ၶွင် (khǒang), Zhuang hong, Zuojiang Zhuang kong.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicของ
kʰ ɒ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkɔ̌ɔng
Royal Institutekhong
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰɔːŋ˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

ของ (kɔ̌ɔng)

  1. thing; item; article; stuff; matter.
  2. possession; belonging; property; someone or something that is owned or possessed.
  3. (slang) occult thing, magical thing; the magic or occult science itself.
    • โดนของ
      doon kɔ̌ɔng
      to be subjected to [black] magic; to be put under [black] magic; to be used [black] magic with
      (literally) to be subjected to a thing
    • ทำของ
      tam kɔ̌ɔng
      to perform [black] magic [upon]; to use a [black] spell [on]; to exercise a [black] art [on]
      (literally) to do a thing
    • เล่นของ
      lên kɔ̌ɔng
      to master a [black] art; to be a master of the occult
      (literally) to enjoy a thing
  4. (slang) talent; ability.
    • มีของ
      mii kɔ̌ɔng
      to be talented; to have a talent
      (literally) to have stuff

Preposition[edit]

ของ (kɔ̌ɔng)

  1. of; belonging to; pertaining to.

Synonyms[edit]

Synonyms

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms