ความ

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Thai[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːmᴬ (matter). Cognate with Lao ຄວາມ (khuām), ᦩᦱᧄ (xvaam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ความ
g w ā m
Phonemic คฺวาม
g ̥ w ā m
Paiboon kwaam
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰwaːm˧/

Noun[edit]

ความ (kwaam)

  1. affair; matter.
  2. content; essence; subject.
  3. condition; manner; state.
  4. lawsuit.
  5. (archaic) language.

Prefix[edit]

ความ (kwaam)

  1. a prefix to convert a verb or adjective into an abstract noun.

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