เจริญ

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Thai[edit]

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Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer cren or Angkorian Old Khmer *cren (to celebrate; to develop, to grow; to increase, to proliferate; to promote; to improve; to cultivate; to prosper; to exist or occur in great quantity or number; etc); extended as caṃren, from which Thai จำเริญ (jam-rəən) was derived. Cognate with Modern Khmer ច្រើន (craən).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicเจริญ
e t͡ɕ r i ɲ
Phonemicจะ-เริน
t͡ɕ a – e r i n
RomanizationPaiboonjà-rəən
Royal Institutecha-roen
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕa˨˩.rɤːn˧/

Verb[edit]

เจริญ (jà-rəən) (abstract noun การเจริญ or ความเจริญ)

  1. to cultivate; to develop; to enhance; to grow; to increase; to promote.
  2. to flourish; to prosper; to thrive.
  3. (archaic, used of a religious formula, mantra, etc) to chant; to recite.
  4. (archaic) to cut; to discard; to dispose of; to get rid of.

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