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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicคุก
g u k
RomanizationPaiboonkúk
Royal Institutekhuk
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰuk̚˦˥/

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Lao ຄຸກ (khuk), Khmer គុក (kuk).

NounEdit

คุก (kúk)

  1. gaol; prison.
  2. (slang) imprisonment; imprisonment sentence; gaol term.
SynonymsEdit
Synonyms
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

VerbEdit

คุก (kúk)

  1. (slang) to sentence to imprisonment; to imprison.

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Shan ၶုပ်ႉ (khṵ̂p, to kneel).

VerbEdit

คุก (kúk)

  1. undefined.
Usage notesEdit
  • The exact meanings of the term are not known and not defined in any dictionary, though the term appears in a number of compounds.
  • The term is never used alone, except in poetic works where it is sometimes used as an alternative or shortened form of คุกคาม (to threaten).
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 3Edit

Probably of imitative origin.

NounEdit

คุก (kúk)

  1. sound of coughing.