ผม

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ผม
pʰ m
Paiboon pǒm
(standard) IPA(key) /pʰom˩˩˦/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *prɤmᴬ (head hair). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨹᩫ᩠ᨾ, Lao ຜົມ (phom), ᦕᦳᧄ (ṗhum), Shan ၽူမ် (phuum1), Ahom 𑜇𑜤𑜪 (phum), Zhuang byoem, Shangsi Zhuang pʰomᴬ¹, Saek ผรั่ม.

Noun[edit]

ผม (pǒm)

  1. headhair.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ผม (pǒm)

  1. (slightly formal) a first person pronoun employed by a male when addressing any commoner.
    ผมชื่อ...ครับ
    pǒm chʉ̂ʉ ... kráp
    My name is ... .
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