แรก

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Isan แฮก, Lao ແຮກ (hǣk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicแรก
æ r k
RomanizationPaiboonrɛ̂ɛk
Royal Instituteraek
(standard) IPA(key)/rɛːk̚˥˩/

Adjective[edit]

แรก (rɛ̂ɛk)

  1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc.
  2. of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning.
  3. original.

Adverb[edit]

แรก (rɛ̂ɛk)

  1. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, importance, etc.
  2. for the first time.
  3. initially; at the beginning.
  4. in time past; in an earlier period or age; formerly; previously.
  5. originally.

Verb[edit]

แรก (rɛ̂ɛk) (abstract noun การแรก)

  1. to initiate, originate, or set going.
  2. to commence or start.
    • แรกนา
      rɛ̂ɛk naa
      To start planting rice.