คณะ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गण (gaṇa, band; class; group; herd; etc). Compare Old Khmer gaṇa, gana, gaṇā, ganā; Angkorian Old Khmer gaṇa, gana, gan, gann; Modern Khmer គណៈ​​ (kôna’), គណ (kôn), គ្នា (knéa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic คณะ
g ɳ a
Phonemic คะ-นะ
g a – n a
ค̄ะ-นะ
g a – n a
Paiboon ká-ná ka-ná
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰa˦˥.naʔ˦˥/ /kʰa˧.naʔ˦˥/
Homophones ฆน
ฆนะ

Noun[edit]

คณะ (ká-ná)

  1. body or group (of animals, persons, things, etc).
  2. (education) department of learning, as law, liberal arts, or medicine, in a higher education institution.
  3. (prosody) structure of poetry, especially in terms of units or words required for each form or type of poetry.

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