จวน

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicจวน
t͡ɕ w n
RomanizationPaiboonjuuan
Royal Institutechuan
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕua̯n˧/

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Lao ຈວນ (chūan), Chinese (guān).

Noun[edit]

จวน (juuan) (classifier หลัง or แห่ง)

  1. (historical) enclosure containing the residence and office of a public officer, especially the ruler of a town.
  2. official residence of the governor of a province.
Descendants[edit]
  • Lao: ຈວນ (chūan)

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Lao ຈວນ (chūan).

Noun[edit]

จวน (juuan) (classifier ชิ้น or ผืน or พับ or ม้วน)

  1. a type of cloth.
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Lao ຈວນ (chūan).

Adjective[edit]

จวน (juuan) (abstract noun ความจวน)

  1. close; near.

Adverb[edit]

จวน (juuan) (abstract noun ความจวน)

  1. about; almost; closely; nearly; soon.

Preposition[edit]

จวน (juuan)

  1. on the point (of); on the verge (of).
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms