ຄັນ

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Lao[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɣalᴬ (to itch). Cognate with Thai คัน (kan).

Verb[edit]

ຄັນ (khan) (abstract noun ການຄັນ)

  1. to scratch oneself

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *galᴬ (handle; rod). Cognate with Thai คัน (kan).

Noun[edit]

ຄັນ (khan)

  1. (mainly in compounds) handle, grip
Derived terms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

ຄັນ (khan)

  1. of objects with handles; umbrellas, cutlery, ploughs etc.
  2. of vehicles; cars, buses, bicycles etc.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit [Term?].

Noun[edit]

ຄັນ (khan)

  1. (literary) pregnancy

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ຄັນ (khan)

  1. time

Conjunction[edit]

ຄັນ (khan)

  1. if, when