น้ำ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̬.namᶜ (water). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨶ᩶ᩣᩴ (nam), Lao ນ້ຳ (nam), ᦓᧄᧉ (nam2), Tai Dam ꪙꪾ꫁ (nam6), Tai Nüa ᥘᥛᥳ (lam5), Shan ၼမ်ႉ (nâ̰m), Zhuang raemx, Saek นัม. Compare Proto-Austronesian *daɬum (water) (whence Ilocano danum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicน้ำ
n ˆ å
Phonemicน้าม
n ˆ ā m
RomanizationPaiboonnáam
Royal Institutenam
(standard) IPA(key)/naːm˦˥/

Noun[edit]

น้ำ (náam)

  1. water.
  2. fluid; liquid.
  3. (in compounds) soup; sauce; juice.
  4. glister; glitter (of jewels).

Derived terms[edit]

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