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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Khmer paraṭta (mercury); ultimately from Pali pārada (mercury) or Sanskrit पारद (pārada, mercury). Compare Modern Khmer បរទ (bârôt).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicปรอท
p r ɒ d
Phonemicปะ-หฺรอด
p a – h ̥ r ɒ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonbpà-rɔ̀ɔt
Royal Institutepa-rot
(standard) IPA(key)/pa˨˩.rɔːt̚˨˩/
Homophonesปรอด

NounEdit

ปรอท (bpà-rɔ̀ɔt)

  1. (chemistry) mercury; quicksilver.
  2. (colloquial) thermometer.
  3. (pathology, of a royal person) (พระ~) fever.
  4. (figuratively and colloquial) used to describe a very quick movement.