เวียง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Lao ວຽງ (wīang), Northern Thai ᩅᩭᨦ (wiang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicเวียง
e w ī y ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonwiiang
Royal Institutewiang
(standard) IPA(key)/wia̯ŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

เวียง (wiiang)

  1. (now dialect) polity, as city or town, especially one that is walled or fortified.
  2. (now dialect) urban area.

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Proper noun[edit]

เวียง (wiiang)

  1. (historical) (กรม~) one of the four chief ministries of the kingdoms of Ayutthaya, Thon Buri, and Rattanakosin, in charge of security of the capital city and its environs, led by a minister titled เจ้าพระยายมราช (jâao-prá-yaa-yom-má-râat).

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