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 (), ᦶᦂᧉ (k̇ae2), Shan ၵႄႈ (kāae), Ahom 𑜀𑜦𑜧 (kee).

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

แก้ (gɛ̂ɛ) (abstract noun การแก้)

  1. to undo; to untie.
  2. to remedy; to repair.
  3. to solve.