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EtymologyEdit

หมา (mǎa) +‎ หวง (hǔuang) +‎ ก้าง (gâang); literally "A dog guarding a fishbone".

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicหมาหวงก้าง
h m ā h w ŋ k ˆ ā ŋ
Phonemicหฺมา-หวง-ก้าง
h ̥ m ā – h w ŋ – k ˆ ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonmǎa-hǔuang-gâang
Royal Institutema-huang-kang
(standard) IPA(key)/maː˩˩˦.hua̯ŋ˩˩˦.kaːŋ˥˩/

NounEdit

หมาหวงก้าง (mǎa-hǔuang-gâang)

  1. (idiomatic) A person who prevents anyone else from having something which he is not entitled to or which he cannot use himself.

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