hek

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Noun[edit]

hek n (plural hekken, diminutive hekje n)

  1. fence
  2. stern

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC kʰˠæk̚, “guest”). Cognate with Thai แขก (kɛ̀ɛk), Lao ແຂກ (khǣk), ᦶᦃᧅ (ẋaek), Shan ၶႅၵ်ႇ (khàek), Ahom 𑜁𑜢𑜀𑜫 (khik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /heːk˧˥/
  • Tone numbers: hek7
  • Hyphenation: hek

Noun[edit]

hek (old orthography hek)

  1. guest
  2. tourist; visitor