อยาก

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ˀjɯǝkᴰ (hungry). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩀᩣ᩠ᨠ, Lao ຢາກ (yāk), ᦊᦱᧅ (ẏaak), Shan ယၢၵ်ႇ (yàak). Compare Sui qyaags (hungry) and Middle Chinese (MC jɨok̚, “to want”).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicอยาก
ɒ y ā k
Phonemic
หฺยาก
h ̥ y ā k
RomanizationPaiboonyàak
Royal Instituteyak
(standard) IPA(key)/jaːk̚˨˩/(R)

VerbEdit

อยาก (yàak) (abstract noun การอยาก or ความอยาก)

  1. to want; to desire.
  2. (auxiliary) to want to; to wish to.
  3. to be hungry; to be thirsty.

Derived termsEdit

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See alsoEdit

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