หก

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Thai[edit]

Thai cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : หก (hòk)
    Ordinal : ที่หก (tîi-hòk)

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicหก
h k
RomanizationPaiboonhòk
Royal Institutehok
(standard) IPA(key)/hok̚˨˩/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ʰrok (six), from Proto-Tai *krokᴰ (six), from Old Chinese (OC *ruɡ, “six”).[1] Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉᩫ᩠ᨠ, Lao ຫົກ (hok), ᦷᦠᧅ (ḣok), Tai Dam ꪶꪬ꪿ꪀ, Shan ႁူၵ်း (húuk), Tai Nüa ᥞᥨᥐᥱ (hok3), Ahom 𑜍𑜤𑜀𑜫 (ruk), Zhuang roek or loeg.

Numeral[edit]

หก (hòk)

  1. 6 (Thai numeral: (6))

Noun[edit]

หก (hòk)

  1. six.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

หก (hòk) (abstract noun การหก)

  1. to spill.
  2. to fall.
  3. to splatter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat (2014), “Layers of Chinese Loanwords in Proto-Southwestern Tai as Evidence for the Dating of the Spread of Southwestern Tai”, in MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities, volume 20 (special issue), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, ISSN 0859-9920, pages 47–68.