ความ

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːmᴬ (matter). Cognate with Lao ຄວາມ (khuām), Northern Thai ᨤ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨾ, ᦩᦱᧄ (xwaam), Shan ၵႂၢမ်း (kwáam), Zhuang vamz.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicความ
g w ā m
Phonemic
คฺวาม
g ̥ w ā m
RomanizationPaiboonkwaam
Royal Institutekhwam
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰwaːm˧/(R)

NounEdit

ความ (kwaam)

  1. affair; matter.
  2. content; essence; subject.
  3. condition; manner; state.
  4. lawsuit.
  5. (archaic) language.

PrefixEdit

ความ (kwaam)

  1. a prefix to convert a verb or adjective into an abstract noun.

Derived termsEdit

Category Thai words prefixed with ความ- not found

See alsoEdit

See also