ภาค

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali bhāga (part; portion; fraction; share; etc); ultimately from Sanskrit भाग (bhāga, idem); probably via Old Khmer bhāga (luck, fortune; part, region, division, section; portion, lot; etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer ភាគ (phiək); Lao ພາກ (phāk).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicภาค
bʰ ā g
Phonemic
พาก
b ā k
[bound form]
พาก-
b ā k –
[bound form]
พาก-คะ-
b ā k – g a –
RomanizationPaiboonpâakpâak-pâak-ká-
Royal Institutephakphak-phak-kha-
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰaːk̚˥˩/(R)/pʰaːk̚˥˩.//pʰaːk̚˥˩.kʰa˦˥./
Homophones

NounEdit

ภาค (pâak)

  1. (elegant) (if belonging to a god, high priest, or royal person: พระ~) luck; good luck; good fortune.
  2. part; section; division region; area.
  3. part; piece; portion; fraction; fragment.
  4. (of a literary work, musical work, cinematographic work, etc) part; division; section; volume; episode; chapter.
  5. party; faction; sect.
  6. (historical, Thailand government) also known as มณฑลภาค (mon-ton-pâak): administrative division of Thailand from 1915–1926, being a group of มณฑล (mon-ton, prefectures), governed by อุปราช (ùp-bpà-ràat, viceroy).
  7. (education) semester.
  8. (chiefly in combination) that which divides or separates: mark, punctuation mark, etc.

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