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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC tʰɑnH, “charcoal”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨳ᩵ᩣ᩠ᨶ, Lao ຖ່ານ (thān), Shan ထၢၼ်ႇ (thàan).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicถ่าน
tʰ ˋ ā n
RomanizationPaiboontàan
Royal Institutethan
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰaːn˨˩/

NounEdit

ถ่าน (tàan)

  1. charcoal, cinder.
  2. dry battery.

Derived termsEdit