See also: ลิง and ลุง

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *n̩.loŋᴬ (to descend). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩃᩫ᩠ᨦ, Lao ລົງ (long), ᦟᦳᧂ (lung), Tai Dam ꪶꪩꪉ, Shan လူင်း (lúung), Tai Nüa ᥘᥨᥒᥰ (löng), Ahom 𑜎𑜤𑜂𑜫 (luṅ), Zhuang roengz.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicลง
l ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonlong
Royal Institutelong
(standard) IPA(key)/loŋ˧/(R)

VerbEdit

ลง (long) (abstract noun การลง)

  1. to descend; to cause to descend.
  2. to lower; to decrease; to reduce.
  3. to make (an entry in a register); to record; to register; to note down; to write down.
  4. to publish.
  5. to yield: to give up to a superior power or authority.
  6. (colloquial, computing) to install (a program).

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

ลง (long)

  1. down; downwards.
  2. south; southwards.
  3. (in negative senses) more: in or to a greater extent or degree.