หวาน

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicหวาน
h w ā n
Phonemic
หฺวาน
h ̥ w ā n
RomanizationPaiboonwǎan
Royal Institutewan
(standard) IPA(key)/waːn˩˩˦/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̥.waːlᴬ (sweet; delicious). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨶ, Khün ᩉ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨶ, Lao ຫວານ (wān), ᦛᦱᧃ (v̇aan), Shan ဝၢၼ် (wǎan), Tai Nüa ᥝᥣᥢᥴ (wáan), Phake ဝꩫ် (wan), Ahom 𑜈𑜃𑜫 (ban), Zhuang van, Saek หว่าน. Compare Sui faanl (sweet), Southern Kam kuanp (sweet).

Adjective[edit]

หวาน (wǎan) (abstract noun ความหวาน)

  1. sweet.
  2. (slang, humorous) sexy.
  3. (of a screw, nut, etc) loose; keeping coming loose.
  4. (slang) easy (to do, to deal with, etc).
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

หวาน (wǎan)

  1. (ผัก~) Sauropus androgynus
  2. (ผัก~) Melientha suavis