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EtymologyEdit

พริก (prík, pepper; chilli) +‎ ขี้ (kîi, excrement) +‎ หนู (nǔu, mouse), literally “mouse-shit pepper”.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicพริกขี้หนู
b r i k kʰ ī ˆ h n ū
Phonemicพฺริก-ขี้-หฺนู
b ̥ r i k – kʰ ī ˆ – h ̥ n ū
RomanizationPaiboonprík-kîi-nǔu
Royal Institutephrik-khi-nu
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰrik̚˦˥.kʰiː˥˩.nuː˩˩˦/

NounEdit

พริกขี้หนู (prík-kîi-nǔu)

  1. bird's eye chili, Capsicum annuum.

Derived termsEdit