การ

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

การ m

  1. Thai script form of kāra (“doing”)

DeclensionEdit


ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali kāra (deed; service; act of mercy or worship; homage; noun suffix) and Sanskrit कार (kāra, making; producing; performing; action; etc.). Cognate with Lao ການ (kān), ᦂᦱᧃ (k̇aan).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicการ
k ā r
Phonemic
กาน
k ā n
RomanizationPaiboongaan
Royal Institutekan
(standard) IPA(key)/kaːn˧/(R)
Homophones
Audio

NounEdit

การ (gaan)

  1. work; matter; task; affair.

PrefixEdit

การ (gaan)

  1. prefixed to nouns to form noun derivatives, meaning “affairs of.; matters of .; -ery; -y”.
  2. prefixed to action verbs to form abstract nouns, meaning “act of .; -ing”.

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See alsoEdit

See also