สงวน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer sṅvan, Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer saṅhvan (to care for). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្ងួន (snguən).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสงวน
s ŋ w n
Phonemicสะ-หฺงวน
s a – h ̥ ŋ w n
RomanizationPaiboonsà-ngǔuan
Royal Institutesa-nguan
(standard) IPA(key)/sa˨˩.ŋua̯n˩˩˦/

Verb[edit]

สงวน (sà-ngǔuan) (abstract noun การสงวน)

  1. to conserve; to preserve; to reserve; to sustain.