ข้าง

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See also: ข่าง

Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *k.raːŋᶜ (side; ribs). Cognate with Shan ၶၢင်ႈ (khāang) and ၶၢင်း (kháang), Ahom 𑜁𑜂𑜫 (khang) or 𑜁𑜞𑜂𑜫 (khrang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicข้าง
kʰ ˆ ā ŋ
Phonemicค่าง
g ˋ ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkâang
Royal Institutekhang
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰaːŋ˥˩/
Homophonesค่าง

Preposition[edit]

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. towards; in the direction of.
  2. beside; on the side of; by.

Noun[edit]

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. side; flank.
  2. ribs

Adverb[edit]

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. nearby.

Classifier[edit]

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. Classifier for parts of the human body, shoe, side.all nouns using this classifier