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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ɡapᴰ; cognate with Lao ຄັບ (khap), Shan ၵပ်ႉ (kâ̰p).Compare Old Chinese (OC *ɡreːb, “narrow”)

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicคับ
g ạ ɓ
RomanizationPaiboonkáp
Royal Institutekhap
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰap̚˦˥/

AdjectiveEdit

คับ (káp) (abstract noun ความคับ)

  1. small; tight.