เพียง

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC biᴇn, bˠiæŋ). Compare Lao ພຽງ (phīang), Northern Thai ᨻ᩠ᨿᨦ, Khün ᨻ᩠ᨿᨦ, ᦵᦗᧂ (peng), Shan ပဵင်း (páeng).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเพียง
e b ī y ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonpiiang
Royal Institutephiang
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰia̯ŋ˧/(R)

AdverbEdit

เพียง (piiang)

  1. only, as much as, as far as, till, just until.

ThavungEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Lao ເຟືອງ (fư̄ang).

NounEdit

เพียง (transliteration needed)

  1. straw (of rice plant).