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ฉ้อราษฎร์บังหลวง

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ฉ้อ (chɔ̂ɔ, to cheat) +‎ ราษฎร์ (râat, private citizen) +‎ บัง (bang, to conceal; to hide; to cover; etc) +‎ หลวง (lǔuang, government; public sector).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicฉ้อราษฎร์บังหลวง
t͡ɕʰ ˆ ɒ r ā ʂ ᶑ r ʻ ɓ ạ ŋ h l w ŋ
Phonemicช่อ-ราด-บัง-หฺลวง
d͡ʑ ˋ ɒ – r ā ɗ – ɓ ạ ŋ – h ̥ l w ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonchɔ̂ɔ-râat-bang-lǔuang
Royal Institutecho-rat-bang-luang
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰɔː˥˩.raːt̚˥˩.baŋ˧.lua̯ŋ˩˩˦/

NounEdit

ฉ้อราษฎร์บังหลวง (chɔ̂ɔ-râat-bang-lǔuang)

  1. (historical) crime of collecting money, as taxes, fees, etc, from private citizens and failing to forward the money to the government; crime of appropriating public money.
  2. corruption in public sector; corruption in public office.

VerbEdit

ฉ้อราษฎร์บังหลวง (chɔ̂ɔ-râat-bang-lǔuang) (abstract noun การฉ้อราษฎร์บังหลวง)

  1. (historical) to commit such crime.
  2. to commit corruption in public office; to commit corruption as public officer.

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