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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (MC kʰˠæk̚, “guest”). Compare Lao ແຂກ ‎(khǣk).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic แขก
æ kʰ k
Paiboon kɛ̀ɛk
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰɛːk̚˨˩/

NounEdit

แขก ‎(kɛ̀ɛk) ‎(classifier คน or ท่าน)

  1. guest, visitor, foreigner
  2. East Indian, person of south- or southwest-Asian descent (Indian, Malay, Persian, Arab, etc.)
  3. customer

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