อำนาจ

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer ʼaṃnāc, ʼaṃnāca, ʼaṃmnāja, mnāja (authority, power; authorisation, consent, permission), extended forms of ʼāca, ʼāc, ʼâca, ʼācca, ʼac, ʼac, hāc (to be able, capable, or competent; to allow, to permit; etc), from which Thai อาจ (àat) was derived. Compare Lao ອຳນາດ (ʼam nāt), Northern Thai ᩋᩣᩴᨶᩣ᩠ᨧ, Khün ᩋᩣᩴᨶᩣ᩠ᨧ, Modern Khmer អំណាច (ʼɑmnaac).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicอำนาจ
ɒ å n ā t͡ɕ
Phonemic
อำ-นาด
ɒ å – n ā ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonam-nâat
Royal Instituteam-nat
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔam˧.naːt̚˥˩/(R)
Homophonesอำนาถ

NounEdit

อำนาจ (am-nâat)

  1. authority; force; influence; power.

Derived termsEdit