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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic ปรอท
p r ɒ d
Phonemic ปะ-หฺรอด
p a – h ̥ r ɒ ɗ
Paiboon bpà-rɔ̀ɔt
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pä(ʔ)˨˩.rɔːt̚˨˩/
Homophones ปรอด

NounEdit

ปรอท ‎(bpà-rɔ̀ɔt)

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

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