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EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer *dūl, *dul, dval, dvall, dvāl (to address (clergy or royalty); to carry or wear on the head; head; top; eminence, majesty; head-shaped formation, as dome, hill, hillock, bulge, swelling, etc), corresponding to Modern Khmer ទួល (tuəl), ទូល (tuul).

Extended as pandūl, pandul, paṃdul, pandval, from which Thai บัณฑูร (ban-tuun) was derived.

Compare Old Mon tūl, tul (above; on); Middle Mon duiw (hill; hilltop); Burmese တောင် (taung, hill; mountain).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicทูล
d ū l
Phonemicทูน
d ū n
RomanizationPaiboontuun
Royal Institutethun
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰuːn˧/
Homophonesทูน

VerbEdit

ทูล (tuun) (abstract noun การทูล)

  1. (royal) to address, inform, tell, or speak to (a god, high priest, or royal person).
  2. (archaic) to carry (with or on the head).

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