See also: ดัง and ดึง



ɗ ŋ
Royal Institutedong
(standard) IPA(key)/doŋ˧/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *ɗoŋᴬ (forest). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨯᩫ᩠ᨦ, Khün ᨯᩫ᩠ᨦ, Lao ດົງ (dong), ᦷᦡᧂ (ḋong), Shan လူင် (lǔung), Tai Nüa ᥘᥨᥒ (long), Ahom 𑜃𑜤𑜂𑜫 (nung) or 𑜓𑜤𑜂𑜫 (dung), Bouyei ndongl, Zhuang ndoeng, Nong Zhuang ndoang. Compare Sui qdongl (forest), Southern Kam longl (forest).


ดง (dong)

  1. jungle; forest; wood.
  2. grove; thicket; cluster (as of trees or plants).
  3. (figuratively) cluster, assemblage, assembly, realm, or region (of something or someone unpleasant, as of wild animals, outlaws, etc).
  4. (slang, humorous) cluster, group, or bunch (of any things or persons).
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Etymology 2Edit


ดง (dong) (abstract noun การดง)

  1. (cooking) to put (a container of cooked rice from which water has been removed) on a low fire or heat and turn (the container) around in order to make the rice thoroughly cooked.