เงียบ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Lao ງຽບ (ngīap).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเงียบ
e ŋ ī y ɓ
RomanizationPaiboonngîiap
Royal Institutengiap
(standard) IPA(key)/ŋia̯p̚˥˩/(R)

Adjective[edit]

เงียบ (ngîiap) (abstract noun ความเงียบ)

  1. lacking sound, voice, or noise: mute, silent, quiet, voiceless, noiseless, speechless, etc.
  2. quiet: saying little.
  3. (figuratively) quiet: still, motionless, inactive, unlively, unbusy, etc.
  4. (figuratively) quiet: not active, not showy, passive, silent, etc.

Adverb[edit]

เงียบ (ngîiap) (abstract noun ความเงียบ)

  1. without making sound, voice, or noise: silently, quietly, etc.
  2. without the knowledge of others: secretly, in secret, etc.
  3. (figuratively) without active or showy participation or role: quietly, inactively, silently, etc.

Verb[edit]

เงียบ (ngîiap) (abstract noun การเงียบ)

  1. to silence; to be or become silent or less loud.
  2. (of a situation of violence, turmoil, disturbance, embarrassment, scandal, etc) to calm down.

Interjection[edit]

เงียบ (ngîiap)

  1. a command or request of silence: silence, be silent, be quiet, etc.

Derived terms[edit]

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