แหลม

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰleːmᴬ (sharp-pointed).

Cognate with Lao ແຫຼມ (lǣm), Shan လႅမ် (lěm), Tai Dam ꪵꪨꪣ, Tai Nüa ᥘᥦᥛᥴ (láem), Zhuang lem or liem, Zuojiang Zhuang liem.

Compare Proto-Hlai *tçʰəːm (sharp). Compare also Proto-Austronesian *Cazem (whence Malay tajam, Tagalog matalim).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicแหลม
æ h l m
Phonemic
{Short}
แหฺลม
æ h ̥ l m
แหฺล็ม
æ h ̥ l ˘ m
RomanizationPaiboonlɛ̌ɛmlɛ̌m
Royal Institutelaemlaem
(standard) IPA(key)/lɛːm˩˩˦/(R)/lɛm˩˩˦/(R)

AdjectiveEdit

แหลม (lɛ̌ɛm) (abstract noun ความแหลม)

  1. pointed; sharp; keen; pointy.
  2. quick-witted.
  3. (of voice) high-pitched.

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

NounEdit

แหลม (lɛ̌ɛm)

  1. cape; peninsula.