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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicฟัน
f ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonfan
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(standard) IPA(key)/fan˧/

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *walᴬ (to slash). Cognate with Lao ຟັນ (fan), Shan ၽၼ်း (phán) or ၾၼ်း (fán), Ahom 𑜇𑜃𑜫 (phan) or 𑜇𑜞𑜃𑜫 (phran), Saek วั๋น.

VerbEdit

ฟัน (fan) (abstract noun การฟัน)

  1. to cut; to slash.
  2. (colloquial) to have sex with.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *wanᴬ (tooth). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨼᩢ᩠ᨶ (fan), Ahom 𑜇𑜝𑜃𑜫 (phlan), Zhuang faenz, Bouyei fanz. Within Kra-Dai, compare Sui vyanl, wyanl (tooth), Southern Kam bienl, biaenl (tooth). Compare also Proto-Austronesian *nipən (whence Tagalog ngipin, Maori niho).

NounEdit

ฟัน (fan) (classifier ซี่)

  1. tooth.
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