ชง

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See also: ชิง

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicชง
d͡ʑ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonchong
Royal Institutechong
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰoŋ˧/
Homophonesชงฆ์

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien (chhiong, to pour water on; to infuse).

Verb[edit]

ชง (chong) (abstract noun การชง)

  1. to infuse; to prepare something (especially a beverage) by mixing, steeping, soaking, or boiling a solid in water.
    ชงชาให้หน่อย
    Make me a cup of tea, please.
  2. (colloquial) to prepare something and present it to someone.
    ปลัดจะชงโครงการให้ ครม. เร็ว ๆ นี้
    The permanent secretary will prepare the project and present it to the cabinet soon.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Teochew (chhiong, to clash; to collide).

Verb[edit]

ชง (chong) (abstract noun การชง)

  1. (colloquial, astrological) to be adversary, hostile, or opponent.
    ปีนี้มะเส็งชงกับมะโรง
    In this year, snake is hostile to dragon.

Adjective[edit]

ชง (chong)

  1. (colloquial, astrological) inauspicious, unfavourable, or unfortunate.
    นี่มันปีชงของฉันจริง ๆ
    It's such an inauspicious year for me!