ສຳຄັນ

LaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Khmer សំខាន់ (sɑmkhan), Thai สำคัญ (sǎm-kan).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [sam˩(˧).kʰan˧˥]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [sam˥˧˧.kʰan˩˨]
  • Hyphenation: ສຳ-ຄັນ
  • Rhymes: -an

AdjectiveEdit

ສຳຄັນ (sam khan) (abstract noun ຄວາມສຳຄັນ)

  1. unusual, extraordinary
  2. main, principal
  3. important, significant

VerbEdit

ສຳຄັນ (sam khan) (abstract noun ການສຳຄັນ)

  1. to understand
  2. to think, suppose, consider
  3. to notice, watch

NounEdit

ສຳຄັນ (sam khan)

  1. sign, symbol, token