ຊ້າງ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɟaːŋꟲ (elephant), from Middle Chinese (MC zɨɐŋX, “elephant”). Cognate with Thai ช้าง (cháang), Northern Thai ᨩ᩶ᩣ᩠ᨦ, Isan ซ่าง, ᦋᦱᧂᧉ (tsaang2), Tai Dam ꪋ꫁ꪱꪉ, Shan ၸၢင်ႉ (tsâ̰ang), Tai Nüa ᥓᥣᥒᥳ (tsȧang), Ahom 𑜋𑜂𑜫 (chaṅ), Zhuang ciengh, Saek ซาง.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [saːŋ˥˨]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [saːŋ˧˦]
  • Hyphenation: ຊ້າງ
  • Rhymes: -aːŋ

Noun[edit]

ຊ້າງ (sāng) (classifier ໂຕ or ເຊືອກ)

  1. elephant