เพียง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC biᴇn, bˠiæŋ). Compare Lao ພຽງ (phīang), Northern Thai ᨻ᩠ᨿᨦ, Khün ᨻ᩠ᨿᨦ, ᦵᦗᧂ (peng), Shan ပဵင်း (péng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเพียง
e b ī y ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonpiiang
Royal Institutephiang
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰia̯ŋ˧/(R)

Adverb[edit]

เพียง (piiang)

  1. only, as much as, as far as, till, just until.

Thavung[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Lao ເຟືອງ (fư̄ang).

Noun[edit]

เพียง (transliteration needed)

  1. straw (of rice plant).