naek

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰnakᴰ (heavy). Cognate with Thai หนัก (nàk), Lao ໜັກ (nak), Shan ၼၵ်း (nak4), Ahom 𑜃𑜀𑜫 (nak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /nak˥/
  • Tone numbers: naek7
  • Hyphenation: naek

Adjective[edit]

naek (old orthography nək, Sawndip forms 𨒙, 𮡡, ⿰重色, ⿸厂若, ⿰石匿)

  1. (of objects) heavy
    rap naek mwngzyour heavy burden
  2. (of emotions) deep; strong
    gamjcingz naekstrong feelings