แก่น [ แก่น ]gàen
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[ Noun ]
pôo yĭng gàen
- core ; heart of wood ; kernel
- Khon Kaen
- substance ; permanency ; essence
- thoroughly ; essentially
- theme ; subject matter ; idea
- naughty ; mischievous
- the core or heart-wood of
- ill-mannered woman ; girl of impolite manner
pôo yĭng gàen
The following results were found by doing a reverse lookup of the English > Thai dictionary for แก่น. They can be helpful in providing similar or alternatives words, and to show more context in how แก่น can be used.
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- unwillingly ; spiritlessly ; dearly
- axle ; axis ; spindle
Did You Know ?Thai Nicknames
Just about every Thai person has a nickname by which they are known informally, given to them by their parents at birth. The pervasive use of nicknames in this way apparently comes from the old belief that evil spirits are constantly on the lookout for newborn children to snatch away and control, but using a nickname instead of a normal Thai name confuses the spirits and helps to keep the child safe. This is not a widespread belief nowadays of course, but nonetheless the use of nicknames remains so widespread in Thailand that it's not uncommon for friends to know each other for years and yet not know each other's real name and surname.
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