อำนวย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer `amnoy, `aṃnoy, ʼaṃnoya, ʼaṃmnoya (donation; gift), extended forms of oʼaya, oy, oya, oyy, oyya, oyaya, uy, ūya (to cause, to make; to give; to allow, to let, to permit; on behalf of; so that; etc), from which Thai อวย (uai) and โอย (ooi) were derived. Cognate with Modern Khmer អំណោយ (ʾɑmnaoy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicอำนวย
ɒ å n w y
Phonemicอำ-นวย
ɒ å – n w y
RomanizationPaiboonam-nuai
Royal Instituteam-nuai
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔam˧.nua̯j˧/

Verb[edit]

อำนวย (am-nuai) (abstract noun การอำนวย)

  1. (elegant) Alternative form of อวย (uai)
  2. to conduct (an orchestra, musical band, etc).
  3. to supervise in general; to exercise general supervision (of).
  4. to allow, facilitate, or suport (the possibility of something, the happening of something, the carrying out of some action, etc).

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