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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *χiːŋᴬ(ginger). Cognate with Lao ຂີງ(khīng), Shan ၶိင်(kʰiŋ1), Zhuang hing(ginger). Compare Proto-Vietic *s-gəːŋ ~ s-kəːŋ(ginger) (Vietnamese gừng) and Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kjaŋ(ginger) (Chinese (OC *kaŋ, “ginger”), Burmese ချင်း(hkyang:)).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic ขิง
kʰ i ŋ
Paiboon kǐng
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰiŋ˩˩˦/

NounEdit

ขิง ‎(kǐng) ‎(classifier หัว or แง่ง)

  1. ginger

Derived termsEdit