Etymology

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Compare Khmer ពួក (puək), Thai พวก (pûuak).

Pronunciation

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  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [pʰuːə̯k̚˥˨]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [pʰuːə̯k̚˧˦]
  • Hyphenation: ພວກ
  • Rhymes: -uːə̯k̚

Noun

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ພວກ (phūak)

  1. group
  2. collective, syndicate
  3. ally, partner, supporter
  4. (in compounds) fellow-, co-

Particle

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ພວກ (phūak)

  1. used before nouns and pronouns to indicate plurality

Derived terms

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See also

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