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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Lao ເຢັນ (yen), Northern Thai ᩀᩮ᩠ᨶ, ᦊᦲᧃ (ẏiin), Shan ယဵၼ် (yěn). Compare Vietnamese yên, Middle Chinese (MC ʔɑn).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicเย็น
e y ˘ n
RomanizationPaiboonyen
Royal Instituteyen
(standard) IPA(key)/jen˧/

AdjectiveEdit

เย็น (yen) (abstract noun ความเย็น)

  1. cold; cool; chill.
  2. cool; calm; composed; serene.
  3. chilled; iced.

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Antonyms

NounEdit

เย็น (yen)

  1. the period of time from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  2. (loosely) evening; late afternoon; early evening.

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