สอง

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Thai[edit]

Thai cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : สอง (sɔ̌ɔng)
    Ordinal : ที่สอง (tîi-sɔ̌ɔng)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *soːŋᴬ, from Middle Chinese (MC ʃˠʌŋ, “two”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈᩬᨦ, Lao ສອງ (sǭng), ᦉᦸᧂ (ṡoang), Tai Dam ꪎꪮꪉ, Shan သွင် (sǒang), Tai Nüa ᥔᥩᥒᥴ (soang1), Ahom 𑜏𑜨𑜂𑜫 (song), Zhuang song.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicสอง
s ɒ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonsɔ̌ɔng
Royal Institutesong
(standard) IPA(key)/sɔːŋ˩˩˦/

Numeral[edit]

สอง (sɔ̌ɔng)

  1. 2 (Thai numeral: (2))

Usage notes[edit]

When "two" is at the position of tens, use ยี่ (yîi) as ยี่สิบ (yîi-sìp) instead. There was suggestion to read "two" in a phone number as โท (too), to distinguish from สาม (sǎam), due to dated low-quality voicing technology.

Synonyms[edit]

Synonyms

See also[edit]

See also