ขิง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χiːŋᴬ (ginger). Cognate with Lao ຂີງ (khīng), Shan ၶိင် (kʰiŋ1), Zhuang hing (ginger). Compare Proto-Vietic *s-gəːŋ ~ s-kəːŋ (ginger) (Vietnamese gừng) and Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kjaŋ (ginger) (Chinese (OC *kaŋ, “ginger”), Burmese ချင်း (hkyang:)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ขิง
kʰ i ŋ
Paiboon kǐng
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰiŋ˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

ขิง (kǐng) (classifier หัว or แง่ง)

  1. ginger.

Derived terms[edit]