ကောန်

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Mon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kuun ~ *kuən (child).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ကောန် (kon)

  1. child (descendant); cub.[1]
    Hyponyms: ကောန်စဴစး (kon cau caḥ), (Pak Kret District) ကောန်စဴ (kon cau)
    ကောန်ဂၠဴkon glaucalf[6]
  2. member (of a society).[1]
  3. component.[1]
  4. something minor.[2]
  5. something subordinate[2] (also applied to person).
    ကောန်ရဲkon raysubordinate
  6. (Martaban) young person.[1]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Thai กล (gon).[2]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ကောန် (kon)

  1. magic[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Diffloth, Gérard (1984) The Dvaravati Old Mon languages and Nyah Kur (Monic Language Studies), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University Printing House
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Sakamoto, Yasuyuki (1994) , “ကောန်; ကောန်တြုံ; ကောန်ဗြဴ”, in Mon - Japanese Dictionary[1] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, pages 35, 40
  3. ^ Sujaritlak Deepadung (1996) , “Mon at Nong Duu, Lamphun Province”, in Mon-Khmer Studies[2], volume 26, page 416
  4. 4.0 4.1 จำปี ซือสัตย์ (2007[2008]) , “ลูก; ลูกชาย”, in พจนานุกรมไทย-มอญ สำเนียงมอญลพบุรี [Thai-Mon (Lopburi Dialect) Dictionary] (in Thai), ปทุมธานี: วัดจันทน์กะพ้อ, pages 208, 209
  5. ^ Shorto, H.L. (1962) A Dictionary of Modern Spoken Mon[3], London: Oxford University Press
  6. ^ Haswell, J. M. (1874) Grammatical Notes and Vocabulary of the Peguan Language: To which are Added a Few Pages of Phrases, &c[4], Rangoon: American Mission Press, page 37