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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic แขก
æ kʰ k
Romanization Paiboon kɛ̀ɛk
Royal Institute khaek
(standard) IPA(key) /kʰɛːk̚˨˩/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Chinese (MC kʰˠæk̚, “guest”). Cognate with Lao ແຂກ (khǣk), ᦶᦃᧅ (ẋaek), Shan ၶႅၵ်ႇ (khàek), Ahom 𑜁𑜢𑜀𑜫 (khik), Zhuang hek.

NounEdit

แขก (kɛ̀ɛk) (classifier คน or ท่าน)

  1. guest; visitor.
  2. customer.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

แขก (kɛ̀ɛk)

  1. (classifiers: คน, ท่าน) person of Afghanistani, Bangladeshi, East Asian, Indian, Javanese, Malay, Near Eastern, Nepali, Pakistani, or Sri Lankan descent, except Jewish, North African, and Negro people.
  2. a category of traditional Thai songs, such as แขกกุลิต (kɛ̀ɛk-gù-lít), แขกบรเทศ (kɛ̀ɛk-bɔɔ-rá-têet), แขกสาหร่าย (kɛ̀ɛk-sǎa-ràai), etc

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