ขวาง

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC ɦˠwæŋ, “across, horizontal, lateral”). Cognate with Lao ຂວາງ (khuāng), Shan ၶႂၢင် (khwǎang), Ahom 𑜁𑜞𑜂𑜫 (khraṅ).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicขวาง
kʰ w ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkwǎang
Royal Institutekhwang
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰwaːŋ˩˩˦/(R)

VerbEdit

ขวาง (kwǎang) (abstract noun การขวาง)

  1. To lie athwart.
  2. To obstruct.