Definition of panung in English:

panung

noun

  • A traditional Thai garment consisting of a long piece of cloth (usually silk or cotton) wrapped round the lower part of the body and secured around the waist, sometimes with a further pass between the legs.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Thai phaa nung from phaa cloth, clothing + nung to wear a garment secured at the waist.

Pronunciation

panung

/pɑːˈnʊŋ/