หมื่น

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC mʉɐnH, “ten thousand”). Cognate with Old Khmer hmīna, hmï̄ṇa, hmina, hmœna (ten thousand); Modern Khmer ម៉ឺន (məɨn), ហ្មឺន (məɨn); Lao ໝື່ນ (mư̄n); ᦖᦹᧃᧈ (ṁuen1); Shan မိုၼ်ႇ (mùen); Vietnamese muôn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicหมื่น
h m ụ̄ ˋ n
Phonemicหฺมื่น
h ̥ m ụ̄ ˋ n
RomanizationPaiboonmʉ̀ʉn
Royal Institutemuen
(standard) IPA(key)/mɯːn˨˩/

Numeral[edit]

หมื่น (mʉ̀ʉn)

  1. ten thousand (Thai numerals: ๑๐๐๐๐ (10000))

Noun[edit]

หมื่น (mʉ̀ʉn)

  1. (archaic) chief, lord, master, leader, or ruler, especially inferior, minor, or vassal one; also used as an honorific.
  2. (historical) a minor Thai noble rank above พัน (pan) and below ขุน (kǔn); holder of this rank.

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