แขก

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic แขก
æ kʰ k
Paiboon kɛ̀ɛk
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰɛːk̚˨˩/

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Chinese (MC kʰˠæk̚, “guest”). Compare Lao ແຂກ (khǣk).

Noun[edit]

แขก (kɛ̀ɛk) (classifier คน or ท่าน)

  1. guest; visitor.
  2. customer.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

แขก (kɛ̀ɛk)

  1. (classifiers: คน, ท่าน) person of Afghanistani, Bangladeshi, East Asian, Indian, Javanese, Malay, Near Eastern, Nepali, Pakistani, or Sri Lankan descent, except Jewish, North African, and Negro people.
  2. a category of traditional Thai songs, such as แขกกุลิต (kɛ̀ɛk-gù-lít), แขกบรเทศ (kɛ̀ɛk-bɔɔ-rá-têet), แขกสาหร่าย (kɛ̀ɛk-sǎa-ràai), etc

Derived terms[edit]