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EtymologyEdit

From Pali pañha (inquiry; investigation; question); compare Sanskrit प्रश्न (praśna, question; enquiry). Cognate with Khmer បញ្ហា (bañhaa), Lao ປັນຫາ (pan hā), ບັນຫາ (ban hā).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicปัญหา
p ạ ɲ h ā
Phonemicปัน-หา
p ạ n – h ā
RomanizationPaiboonbpan-hǎa
Royal Institutepan-ha
(standard) IPA(key)/pan˧.haː˩˩˦/

NounEdit

ปัญหา (bpan-hǎa)

  1. problem; trouble; difficulty.
  2. question.
  3. riddle; puzzle.

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