หมื่น

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC mʉɐnH, “ten thousand”). Cognate with Lao ໝື່ນ (mư̄n), ᦖᦹᧃᧈ (ṁuen1), Shan မိုၼ်ႇ (mùen), Khmer ម៉ឺន (məɨn) or ហ្មឺន (məɨn), 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. (cardinal) ten thousand (Thai numerals: ๑๐๐๐๐ (10000))

Noun[edit]

หมื่น (mʉ̀ʉn)

  1. (archaic) a lower rank in the Thai nobility, usually held by relatively junior officers

See also[edit]