ຄາງ

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Lao[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɢaːŋᴬ (chin; jaw). Cognate with Thai คาง (kaang), Northern Thai ᨣᩤ᩠ᨦ, ᦅᦱᧂ (kaang), Tai Dam ꪁꪱꪉ, Shan ၵၢင်း (kaang4), Ahom 𑜀𑜂𑜫 (kang), Zhuang hangz. Compare Proto-Mon-Khmer *kaaŋʔ (chin; jaw), Muong cáng.

Noun[edit]

ຄາງ (khāng)

  1. (anatomy) chin

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɡraːŋᴬ (to moan). Cognate with Thai คราง (kraang), Shan ၶၢင်း (khaang4), Ahom 𑜁𑜞𑜂𑜫 (khrang), Zhuang gangz.

Verb[edit]

ຄາງ (khāng) (abstract noun ການຄາງ)

  1. to moan; to groan