ความ

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːmᴬ (matter). Cognate with Lao ຄວາມ (khuām), Northern Thai ᨤ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨾ, ᦩᦱᧄ (xwaam), Shan ၵႂၢမ်း (kwáam), Zhuang vamz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicความ
g w ā m
Phonemic
คฺวาม
g ̥ w ā m
RomanizationPaiboonkwaam
Royal Institutekhwam
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰwaːm˧/(R)

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.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Thai words prefixed with ความ- not found

See also[edit]

See also