The Alternative Thai Dictionary: ชง

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ชง 〈chng〉 pronunciation
  • [t͡ɕʰõŋ˧]
verb: {{head}}
  1. to brew; to prepare something (especially a beverage) by mixing, steeping, soaking, or boiling a solid in water.
    • ชงชาให้หน่อย Make me a cup of tea, please.
  2. (colloquial) to prepare something and present it to someone.
    • ปลัดจะชงโครงการให้ ครม. เร็ว ๆ นี้ The permanent secretary will prepare the project and present it to the cabinet soon.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, astrological) adversary, hostile, or opponent.
    • ปีนี้มะเส็งชงกับมะโรง In this year, Snake (zodiac) is hostile to Dragon (zodiac).
  2. (colloquial, astrological) inauspicious, unfavourable, or unfortunate.
    • นี่มันปีชงของฉันจริง ๆ It's such an inauspicious year for me!

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