Tassnee Khamsaengtong A Study on Royal Affixes in The Thai Language

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DOI :  10.14456/pnuhuso.2024.12    

        With the progress of civilization, various factors, including regional interactions, trade, religious beliefs, and cultural influence, have contributed to the assimilation of a considerable number of loanwords into the Thai language. The utilization of affixes for word formation has emerged as a key mechanism in Thai Lexical Formation, giving rise to a standardized structure known as "royal language". Linguistic phenomena arising from development processes evolve into lexical entities within the Thai language system. In this study, the author, therefore, focuses on explaining and analyzing characteristics that encompass both grammatical and semantic properties. This study reveals the complex nature of complex word formation, with the author delving into the standards, characteristics, scope, classification, and functions of royal vocabulary in detail.

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KHAMSAENGTONG, T. (2024). Tassnee Khamsaengtong: A Study on Royal Affixes in The Thai Language. Princess of Naradhiwas University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 11(1), 204–223. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/pnuhuso/article/view/268695
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