ข้าง

See also: ข่าง

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *k.raːŋꟲ (side; ribs). Cognate with Lao ຂ້າງ (khāng), Shan ၶၢင်ႈ (khāang) and ၶၢင်း (kháang), Ahom 𑜁𑜂𑜫 (khaṅ) or 𑜁𑜞𑜂𑜫 (khraṅ), Zhuang hangj (as in ndokhangj), Zuojiang Zhuang hangj. Compare Proto-Austronesian *baʀaŋ, *tageʀaŋ (rib).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicข้าง
kʰ ˆ ā ŋ
Phonemic
ค่าง
g ˋ ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkâang
Royal Institutekhang
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰaːŋ˥˩/(R)
Homophonesค่าง

PrepositionEdit

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. towards; in the direction of.
  2. beside; on the side of; by.

NounEdit

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. side; flank.
  2. ribs

AdverbEdit

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. nearby.

ClassifierEdit

ข้าง (kâang)

  1. Classifier for parts of the human body, shoe, side.all nouns using this classifier

Derived termsEdit