สิบ

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Thai[edit]

Thai cardinal numbers
 <  ๙ ๑๐ ๑๑  > 
    Cardinal : สิบ (sìp)
    Ordinal : ที่สิบ (tîi-sìp)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC d͡ʑiɪp̚, “ten”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈᩥ᩠ᨷ, Lao ສິບ (sip), ᦉᦲᧇ (ṡiib), Tai Dam ꪎꪲꪚ, Shan သိပ်း (síp), Tai Nüa ᥔᥤᥙᥴ (sip1), Ahom 𑜏𑜢𑜆𑜫 (sip), Zhuang cib, Saek ซิ̄บ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicสิบ
s i ɓ
RomanizationPaiboonsìp
Royal Institutesip
(standard) IPA(key)/sip̚˨˩/

Numeral[edit]

สิบ (sìp)

  1. (cardinal) 10 (Thai numeral: ๑๐ (10))

Noun[edit]

สิบ (sìp)

  1. ten.

Usage notes[edit]

When "one" is at the position of tens, use only สิบ; do not use หนึ่งสิบ.