สวน

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicสวน
s w n
RomanizationPaiboonsǔuan
Royal Institutesuan
(standard) IPA(key)/sua̯n˩˩˦/
Homophonesสรวล

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *swɯːnᴬ (garden). Compare Middle Chinese (MC ɦʉɐn, “garden”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈ᩠ᩅᩁ, Lao ສວນ (sūan), ᦷᦉᧃ (ṡon), Shan သူၼ် (sǔun), Ahom 𑜏𑜤𑜃𑜫 (sun), Zhuang suen.

Noun[edit]

สวน (sǔuan)

  1. park; garden; orchard; plantation.
  2. zoo (with some particular kinds of animal).

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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Lao ສວນ (sūan).

Verb[edit]

สวน (sǔuan) (abstract noun การสวน)

  1. to come or pass in the opposite directions
  2. to give an enema