ขัน

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicขัน
kʰ ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonkǎn
Royal Institutekhan
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰan˩˩˦/(R)
Homophones

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Khmer khal, khāl (unidentified metal vessel), or from Old Mon khal (small cup for ritual food-offerings). Cognate with Lao ຂັນ (khan), ᦃᧃ (ẋan), Mon ခဝ်.

Noun[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (classifier ใบ or ลูก)

  1. hollow container: bowl, vessel, etc.
  2. liquid dipper or container, especially one of bowl-like shape.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Lao ຂັນ (khan), Zhuang haen.

Adjective[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (abstract noun ความขัน)

  1. (archaic) strong, robust, vigorous, stout; valiant, fearless, brave.

Verb[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (abstract noun การขัน)

  1. to fasten or tighten by rotating: to screw, to wind (up), etc.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χalᴬ (to crow). Cognate with Lao ຂັນ (khan), ᦃᧃ (ẋan), Shan ၶၼ် (khǎn), Zhuang haen, Nong Zhuang kaen, Saek หั่น.

Verb[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (abstract noun การขัน)

  1. (of a fowl or bird) to cry: to crow, to coo, to cluck, etc.
  2. (slang, of a penis) to erect.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (abstract noun การขัน)

  1. to laugh.
  2. to ridicule; to deride.

Adjective[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (abstract noun ความขัน)

  1. laughable.
  2. ridiculous; derisible.
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Etymology 5[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Noun[edit]

ขัน (kǎn) (classifier ต้น)

  1. (botany) the plant Amesiodendron chinense of the family Sapindaceae.