ประจำ

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer pracāṃ (to cause to wait; to keep; to hold in reserve), extended form of cāṃ, cāṃm, cām, caṃ, cam (to guard, to be on guard, to watch; to await, to expect; to remain, to stay; to attend, to serve; to maintain, to support; to bear in mind, to memorise, to recall, to remember; etc). Compare Modern Khmer ប្រចាំ (prɑcam).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicประจำ
p r a t͡ɕ å
Phonemic
ปฺระ-จำ
p ̥ r a – t͡ɕ å
RomanizationPaiboonbprà-jam
Royal Institutepra-cham
(standard) IPA(key)/pra˨˩.t͡ɕam˧/(R)

AdjectiveEdit

ประจำ (bprà-jam)

  1. regular:
    1. constant; frequent; habitual.
    2. customary; normal.
  2. fixed; permanent.
  3. particular, specific; intended (for), specified (for).

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ประจำ (bprà-jam)

  1. (law) deposit: thing given as security or in part payment.

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VerbEdit

ประจำ (bprà-jam) (abstract noun การประจำ)

  1. to affix; to attach; to fix.
  2. to assign; to position; to station.
  3. to remain, to stay; to cause to remain or stay.

Derived termsEdit