กฎหมาย

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From กฎ (gòt, to mark down; to note down; to record; etc) +‎ หมาย (mǎai, to mark; to indicate; etc). Compare Lao ກົດໝາຍ (kot māi) and Northern Thai ᨠᩫ᩠ᨭᩉ᩠ᨾᩣ᩠ᨿ (got māi).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicกฎหมาย
k ᶑ h m ā y
Phonemic
กด-หฺมาย
k ɗ – h ̥ m ā y
RomanizationPaiboongòt-mǎai
Royal Institutekot-mai
(standard) IPA(key)/kot̚˨˩.maːj˩˩˦/(R)

VerbEdit

กฎหมาย (gòt-mǎai) (abstract noun การกฎหมาย)

  1. (archaic) to document; to record; to register; to mark down; to note down; to write down.
  2. (archaic) to command; to decree; to direct; to instruct; to order; to ordain; to prescribe; to regulate.

NounEdit

กฎหมาย (gòt-mǎai)

  1. law; statute.

SynonymsEdit

law; statute

Derived termsEdit

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