ຫົກ

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Lao[edit]

Lao cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ຫົກ (hok)
    Ordinal : ທີ່ຫົກ (thī hok)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ʰrok (six), from Proto-Tai *krokᴰ (six), from Old Chinese (OC *ruɡ, “six”).[1] Cognate with Thai หก (hòk), Northern Thai ᩉᩫ᩠ᨠ, ᦷᦠᧅ (ḣok), Tai Dam ꪶꪬ꪿ꪀ, Shan ႁူၵ်း (húuk), Tai Nüa ᥞᥨᥐᥱ (hok3), Ahom 𑜍𑜤𑜀𑜫 (ruk), Zhuang roek or loeg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ຫົກ (hok)

  1. six

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat (2014), “Layers of Chinese Loanwords in Proto-Southwestern Tai as Evidence for the Dating of the Spread of Southwestern Tai”, in MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities, volume 20 (special issue), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, ISSN 0859-9920, pages 47–68.