สาง

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicสาง
s ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonsǎang
Royal Institutesang
(standard) IPA(key)/saːŋ˩˩˦/

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain.

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Noun[edit]

สาง (sǎang)

  1. dead body; corpse; remains.
  2. ghost; spirit.
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Old Khmer *rāṅ, rāṅ, rāṅṅ (to grow light, to dawn; to rise up; auroral, dim); Old Khmer slāṅ (colourless; pale; pallid); Modern Khmer ស្រាង (sraang, auroral; dim; early); Modern Khmer ស្លាំង (slang, colourless; pale), ស្រាំង (srang, colourless; pale).

Verb[edit]

สาง (sǎang) (abstract noun การสาง)

  1. (of a charge, accusation, problem, error, etc) to make clear; to clear up; to explain; to solve.
  2. (of hair) to make less messy by (or as if by) combing.
  3. (of a dawn, morning, etc) to break; to crack; to begin to grow light in the morning.

Noun[edit]

สาง (sǎang)

  1. (royal) (พระ~) comb.
  2. dawn; dawning; daybreak.
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 3[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps corruption of ช้าง (cháang).

Noun[edit]

สาง (sǎang)

  1. (somewhat archaic) elephant.
Synonyms[edit]
Etymology 4, definition 1: สาง at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha

Etymology 4[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

สาง (sǎang)

  1. (mythology) mythological creature, said to be like a tiger or lion.
  2. (mythology) supernatural tiger สมิง (sà-mǐng).