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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰleːmᴬ (sharp-pointed). Cognate with Lao ແຫຼມ (lǣm), Shan လႅမ် (lǎem).

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˩˩˦//lɛm˩˩˦/

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.