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EtymologyEdit

Compare Khmer ក្រសួង (krɑsuəng); Lao ກະຊວງ (ka sūang).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicกระทรวง
k r a d r w ŋ
Phonemicกฺระ-ซวง
k ̥ r a – z w ŋ
RomanizationPaiboongrà-suuang
Royal Institutekra-suang
(standard) IPA(key)/kra˨˩.sua̯ŋ˧/

NounEdit

กระทรวง (grà-suuang) (classifier กระทรวง or แห่ง)

  1. (archaic) category; group; kind; sort; type.
  2. (archaic) course; pattern; procedure; process; way.
  3. (government) department; ministry.

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