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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *mɯəŋᴬ (township). Cognate with Lao ເມືອງ (mư̄ang), ᦵᦙᦲᧂ (mə᷆ng), Shan မိူင်း (mɤŋ4), Tai Dam ꪹꪣꪉ (mứang), Zhuang mwngh. Compare loanwords in neighbouring languages: Khmer មឿង (meuang), Vietnamese Mường, Chinese (měng).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic เมือง
e m ụ̄ ɒ ŋ
Paiboon mʉʉang
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /mɯa̯ŋ˧/

AdjectiveEdit

เมือง (mʉʉang) (abstract noun ความเมือง)

  1. of or relating to the Lan Na Kingdom, Northern Thailand, or the people thereof.
  2. of, relating to, affecting, or being in or part of a nation, community, or population as a whole, or the government or service thereof,.

NounEdit

เมือง (mʉʉang)

  1. fortified place or area.
  2. city; town.
  3. city-state.
  4. nation.
  5. region, sphere, or domain within which someone or something occurs, prevails, or dominates.
    • เมืองผี
      mʉʉang pǐi
      The realm of the dead.

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Proper nounEdit

เมือง (mʉʉang)

  1. Lan Na Kingdom.