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EtymologyEdit

From Angkorian Old Khmer vvak, vvāk, vok, bok (to come together; to assemble; to congregate; group; company; gathering; assemblage), which is from Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer vok (ibid.); compare Modern Khmer ពួក (puək). Cognate with Lao ພວກ (phūak). Compare จำพวก.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicพวก
b w k
RomanizationPaiboonpûuak
Royal Institutephuak
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰua̯k̚˥˩/

NounEdit

พวก (pûuak)

  1. group; party (of people, animals).

ClassifierEdit

พวก (pûuak)

  1. Classifier for a group.