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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicวัน
w ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonwan
Royal Institutewan
(standard) IPA(key)/wan˧/
Homophones

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *ŋwanᴬ (daytime). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩅᩢ᩠ᨶ, Lao ວັນ (wan), ᦞᧃ (van), Shan ဝၼ်း (wán), Tai Nüa ᥝᥢᥰ (van2), Ahom 𑜈𑜃𑜫 (ban), Zhuang ngoenz, Bouyei nguanz. Compare Sui vanl (day)

NounEdit

วัน (wan)

  1. day.
  2. daytime.
  3. today.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

วัน (wan)

  1. (แมลง~, แมง~) fly: any of numerous two-winged insects of the order Diptera.

Etymology 3Edit

From Sanskrit वन (vana, forest); probably via Old Khmer °vana, vana (forest; grove; jungle; wood). Compare Modern Khmer វន (vɔɔn).

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

NounEdit

วัน (wan)

  1. (elegant) forest; grove; jungle; wood.