ดำรง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer taṃraṅ, taṃmraṅa, tuṃmraṅa, tuṃrraṅa (to straighten; to mend, to rectify; to renew, to revitalise; to address, to direct; to assign, to transfer; etc), extended forms of traṅa (to be straight, direct, or upright), from which Thai ตรง (dtrong) was derived. Compare Modern Khmer តំរង់ (tɑmrŭəng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicดำรง
ɗ å r ŋ
Phonemicดำ-รง
ɗ å – r ŋ
RomanizationPaiboondam-rong
Royal Institutedam-rong
(standard) IPA(key)/dam˧.roŋ˧/

Verb[edit]

ดำรง (dam-rong) (abstract noun การดำรง)

  1. to exist; to stay.
  2. to maintain; to support; to uphold.
  3. to bear; to hold; to possess.