นักเลง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From นัก (nák, agentive prefix) +‎ เลง (leeng, from Khmer លេង (leeng, to play)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicนักเลง
n ạ k e l ŋ
Phonemicนัก-เลง
n ạ k – e l ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonnák-leeng
Royal Institutenak-leng
(standard) IPA(key)/nak̚˦˥.leːŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

นักเลง (nák-leeng)

  1. thug; rogue; hooligan.
  2. big-hearted person.

Derived terms[edit]

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