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EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer syaṅa, syaṅ, siyaṅa, sīyaṅa, siṅya, siṅa, sīṅa, siṅ (to dwell; to reside; to be present; etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer សិង (səng).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicสิง
s i ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonsǐng
Royal Institutesing
(standard) IPA(key)/siŋ˩˩˦/
Homophonesสิงค์
สิงห์

VerbEdit

สิง (sǐng) (abstract noun การสิง)

  1. (of a spirit, especially an evil one) to possess.
  2. (archaic, now colloquial or humorous) to dwell; to reside; to remain; to stay; to be present.

SynonymsEdit

Definition 1

Derived termsEdit

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