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นัก

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See also: นก and นึก

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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicนัก
n ạ k
RomanizationPaiboonnák
Royal Institutenak
(standard) IPA(key)/nak̚˦˥/
Homophonesนัข
นัค

Etymology 1Edit

From Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer ʼnak, ʼnakk, ʼanak, or Angkorian Old Khmer ʼnak, ʼanak, ʼnakk, ʼnāk, ʼnāka, nāk, nākk, nakk (worthy: courtesy title for honorable men).

NounEdit

นัก (nák)

  1. (archaic) an honorific for a member of the Khmer royalty or nobility, either male or female.

Usage notesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Khmer ʼnaka, ʼanaka, ʼnak, naka, nãka, nâka, naga (individual, one, person; inhabitant, native, resident; servant; worker; etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer អ្នក (nĕək), Khmer នាក់ (nĕək).

NounEdit

นัก (nák)

  1. used to prefix any word to form an agent noun.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Uncertain. Compare Lao ນັກ (nak).

AdjectiveEdit

นัก (nák) (abstract noun ความนัก)

  1. many; much.

AdverbEdit

นัก (nák) (abstract noun ความนัก)

  1. much; quite; very.