การ

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali kāra and Sanskrit कार (kāra). Cognate with Lao ການ (kān), ᦂᦱᧃ (k̇aan).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic การ
k ā r
Phonemic กาน
k ā n
Paiboon gaan
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kaːn˧/
Homophones

NounEdit

การ (gaan)

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

Derived termsEdit

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