คำ

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See also: ค่ำ

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicคำ
g å
RomanizationPaiboonkam
Royal Institutekham
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰam˧/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɡamᴬ (bite (n.); speech). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨣᩴᩤ, Lao ຄຳ (kham), ᦅᧄ (kam).

Noun[edit]

คำ (kam)

  1. word
  2. speech
  3. (archaic, in compounds) bite (of food), morsel; bit
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Chinese (OC *krɯm). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨤᩴᩣ, Lao ຄຳ (kham), ᦆᧄ (xam), Shan ၶမ်း (khám), Ahom 𑜁𑜪 (kham) or 𑜁𑜞𑜪 (khram), Zhuang gim, Saek กฺั๊ม.

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Noun[edit]

คำ (kam)

  1. gold.
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