เมือง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Lao ເມືອງ ‎(mư̄ang); ᦵᦙᦲᧂ ‎(mə᷆ng); Shan မိူင်း ‎(mɤŋ4); Tai Dam ꪹꪣꪉ ‎(mứang), Zhuang mwngh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เมือง
e m ụ̄ ɒ ŋ
Paiboon mʉʉang
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /mɯ(ː)a̯ŋ˧/

Adjective[edit]

เมือง ‎(mʉʉang)

  1. of or relating to the Lan Na Kingdom, Northern Thailand, or the people thereof.
  2. of, relating to, affecting, or being in or part of a nation, community, or population as a whole, or the government or service thereof,

Noun[edit]

เมือง ‎(mʉʉang)

  1. fortified place or area.
  2. city; town.
  3. city-state.
  4. nation.
  5. region, sphere, or domain within which anyone or anything occurs, prevails, or dominates.
    • เมืองผี
      mʉʉang pǐi
      The realm of the dead.

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Proper noun[edit]

เมือง ‎(mʉʉang)

  1. the Lan Na Kingdom.