งวง

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Northern Thai ᨦ᩠ᩅᨦ, Khün ᨦ᩠ᩅᨦ, Lao ງວງ (ngūang), ᦷᦇᧂ (ngong), Shan ငူင်း (ngúung), Tai Nüa ᥒᥨᥒᥰ (ngöng), Ahom 𑜂𑜤𑜂𑜫 (ṅuṅ).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicงวง
ŋ w ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonnguuang
Royal Institutenguang
(standard) IPA(key)/ŋua̯ŋ˧/(R)

NounEdit

งวง (nguuang) (classifier งวง)

  1. elephant's trunk.
  2. blossom or spadix of the coconut or betel palm.
  3. (ไก่~) turkey.

SynonymsEdit

turkey