ขนม

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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Suggested by Charatphon Patiyan to be from ข้าว (kâao, rice) +‎ หนม (sweet).[1] Compare Lao ເຂົ້າໜົມ (khao nom), Northern Thai ข้าวหนม.

Possibly related to Old Chinese 粔籹 (OC *ɡaʔ naʔ), a delicacy from the state of Chu.[2]

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicขนม
kʰ n m
Phonemic
ขะ-หฺนม
kʰ a – h ̥ n m
RomanizationPaiboonkà-nǒm
Royal Institutekha-nom
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰa˨˩.nom˩˩˦/(R)

NounEdit

ขนม (kà-nǒm)

  1. sweets; dessert; cake; candy; confectionary.
  2. noodles.

Derived termsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ กองบรรณาธิการศิลปวัฒนธรรม (2021-04-29), “อยุธยาเมืองขนม”, in ศิลปวัฒนธรรม[1], กรุงเทพฯ: มติชน, retrieved 2021-04-29
  2. ^ Schuessler, Axel (2007) An Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese. University of Hawaii Press.p. 325