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ThaiEdit

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) /mɯ(ː)a̯ŋ˧/

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.