แก้

See also: แก่

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *keːꟲ (to undo; to untie), from Middle Chinese (MC kˠɛX, “to untie, undo”). Cognate with Lao ແກ້ (), Tai Nüa ᥐᥥᥲ (), ᦶᦂᧉ (k̇ae2), Shan ၵႄႈ (kāae), Ahom 𑜀𑜦𑜧 ().

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicแก้
æ k ˆ
RomanizationPaiboongɛ̂ɛ
Royal Institutekae
(standard) IPA(key)/kɛː˥˩/(R)

VerbEdit

แก้ (gɛ̂ɛ) (abstract noun การแก้)

  1. (a binding, item of clothing, etc) to undo; to untie; to let loose.
  2. (of an illness, evil, etc) to remedy; to cure; to remove.
  3. (of something broken, wrong, unfavourable, etc) to correct; to set right; to fix; to mend; to repair.
  4. (of a question, problem, etc) to solve; to resolve.
  5. (of a sign, dream, etc) to interpret.
  6. (of a code) to decipher.
  7. (law, of a charge, plaint, etc) to clear up; to explain.
  8. (law) to amend.
  9. (of a text) to edit.
  10. to modify, to alter; to adjust, to adapt.

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