หมวด

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Possibly from aphaeresis of ขมวด (kà-mùuat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicหมวด
h m w ɗ
Phonemic
หฺมวด
h ̥ m w ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonmùuat
Royal Institutemuat
(standard) IPA(key)/mua̯t̚˨˩/(R)

Noun[edit]

หมวด (mùuat)

  1. category; class; order; sort; type.
  2. cluster; group; knot.
  3. department; division; section.
  4. platoon.
  5. (colloquial) platoon chief.

Usage notes[edit]

In the modern military and police systems of Thailand, a platoon chief needs to, at least, hold the rank of second lieutenant. So, colloquially, the term may also refer to second lieutenant.

Derived terms[edit]