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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicคัน
g ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonkan
Royal Institutekhan
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰan˧/
Homophones

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *galᴬ (handle; rod). Cognate with Lao ຄັນ (khan).

NounEdit

คัน (kan)

  1. rod; handle.

ClassifierEdit

คัน (kan)

  1. Classifier for long articles, such as umbrella, vehicle, spoon, fork, etc.all nouns using this classifier
  2. Classifier for vehicles other than carts.all nouns using this classifier

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɣalᴬ (dike between rice fields). Cognate with Lao ຄັນ (khan), ᦅᧃ (kan), Shan ၵၼ်း (kán).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

คัน (kan)

  1. dike; ridge.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɣalᴬ (to itch). Cognate with Lao ຄັນ (khan).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

คัน (kan) (abstract noun การคัน)

  1. to itch.