คุก

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicคุก
g u k
RomanizationPaiboonkúk
Royal Institutekhuk
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰuk̚˦˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Lao ຄຸກ (khuk), Khmer គុក (kuk).

Noun[edit]

คุก (kúk)

  1. gaol; prison.
  2. (slang) imprisonment; imprisonment sentence; gaol term.
Synonyms[edit]
Synonyms
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Verb[edit]

คุก (kúk)

  1. (slang) to sentence to imprisonment; to imprison.

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Shan ၶုပ်ႉ (khṵ̂p, to kneel).

Verb[edit]

คุก (kúk)

  1. undefined.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The exact meanings of the term are not known and not defined in any dictionary, though the term appears in a number of compounds.
  • The term is never used alone, except in poetic works where it is sometimes used as an alternative or shortened form of คุกคาม (to threaten).
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably of imitative origin.

Noun[edit]

คุก (kúk)

  1. sound of coughing.