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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *χiːŋᴬ (ginger), from Old Chinese (OC *kaŋ, “ginger”). Cognate with Thai ขิง (kǐng), Shan ၶိင် (khǐng), Ahom 𑜁𑜢𑜂𑜫 (khing), Zhuang hing. There is also ແຄງ (khǣng) from the same Old Chinese.

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NounEdit

ຂີງ (khīng)

  1. ginger