จง

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer caṅa (to desire; to want; to wish). Cognate with Modern Khmer ចង់ (cɑng). Extended as Old Khmer pañcaṅa, from which Thai บรรจง was derived, corresponding to Modern Khmer បញ្ចង់ (bɑñcɑng); and as Khmer ចំណង (cɑmnɑɑng), from which Thai จำนง was derived. Compare Lao ຈົງ (chong), ຈົ່ງ (chong); Northern Thai ᨧᩩ᩵ᨦ; ᦈᦳᧂᧈ (ṫsung1).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicจง
t͡ɕ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonjong
Royal Institutechong
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕoŋ˧/

Particle[edit]

จง (jong)

  1. used to indicate a command, requirement, request, or wish, sometimes used as an auxiliary verb for such purpose.

Verb[edit]

จง (jong)

  1. (now chiefly in combination) to wish; to intend; to want; to desire.

Adverb[edit]

จง (jong)

  1. (now chiefly in combination) intentionally; deliberately.

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