ธรรมนูญ

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit धर्म (dharma, law, regulation, rule; precept; justice; morality; etc) + Pali anuñña (consent; permission; sanction). Cognate with Khmer ធម្មនួញ (thɔɔmmɔɔnuəñ), ធម្មនុញ្ញ (thŏəmmĕəʼnuñ); Lao ທຳມະນູນ (tham ma nūn).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicธรรมนูญ
dʰ r r m n ū ɲ
Phonemic
ทำ-มะ-นูน
d å – m a – n ū n
[archaic]
ทำ-นูน
d å – n ū n
RomanizationPaiboontam-má-nuuntam-nuun
Royal Institutetham-ma-nuntham-nun
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰam˧.ma˦˥.nuːn˧/(R)/tʰam˧.nuːn˧/(R)

Usage notesEdit

  • Formerly pronounced ทำ-นูน (tam-nuun), based on the archaic form ทำนูน.

NounEdit

ธรรมนูญ (tam-má-nuun)

  1. (law) (พระ~) law defining the formal organisation of a corporate body: charter, constitution, etc.
  2. (law) (พระ~) judge advocate.

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