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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वर्ग (varga, class; division; group; section). Cognate with Thai วรรค (wák). Compare Pali vagga.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicพรรค
b r r g
Phonemicพัก
b ạ k
[bound form]
พัก-คะ-
b ạ k – g a –
RomanizationPaiboonpákpák-ká-
Royal Institutephakphak-kha-
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰak̚˦˥//pʰak̚˦˥.kʰa˦˥./
Homophones

NounEdit

พรรค (pák)

  1. group, band, or company (of people).
  2. side, part: one of two or more contesting groups, parties, etc.
  3. (colloquial) kind, type, or class (of people).
  4. (colloquial) Clipping of พรรคการเมือง (pák-gaan-mʉʉang, political party).

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