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Lao cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ຫົກ (hok)
    Ordinal : ທີ່ຫົກ (thī hok)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ʰrok (six), from Proto-Tai *krokᴰ (six), from Old Chinese (OC *ruɡ, “six”).[1] Cognate with Thai หก (hòk), Northern Thai ᩉᩫ᩠ᨠ, ᦷᦠᧅ (ḣok), Tai Dam ꪶꪬ꪿ꪀ, Shan ႁူၵ်း (húuk), Tai Nüa ᥞᥨᥐᥱ (hǒk), Ahom 𑜍𑜤𑜀𑜫 (ruk), Bouyei rogt, Zhuang roek or loeg.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

ຫົກ (hok)

  1. six

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat (2014), “Layers of Chinese Loanwords in Proto-Southwestern Tai as Evidence for the Dating of the Spread of Southwestern Tai”, in MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities, volume 20 (special issue), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, ISSN 0859-9920, pages 47–68.