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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *beːŋᴬ (expensive). Cognate with Lao ແພງ (phǣng), ᦶᦗᧂ (paeng), Shan ပႅင်း (paeng4), Zhuang bengz.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic แพง
æ b ŋ
Paiboon pɛɛng
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰɛːŋ˧/

AdjectiveEdit

แพง (pɛɛng) (abstract noun ความแพง)

  1. dear:
    1. expensive; of a high price.
    2. (archaic) beloved; cherished.
  2. (slang, of fashion, style, garment, look, manner, etc) elegant.

AntonymsEdit