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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *k.reːŋᴬ (hard). Cognate with Lao ແຂງ (khǣng), ᦶᦃᧂ (ẋaeng), Shan ၶႅင် (khǎeng), Ahom 𑜁𑜢𑜂𑜫 (khing).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicแข็ง
æ kʰ ˘ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkɛ̌ng
Royal Institutekhaeng
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰɛŋ˩˩˦/

AdjectiveEdit

แข็ง (kɛ̌ng) (abstract noun ความแข็ง)

  1. hard; rigid.

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