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makara carrying the god Varuṇa in Indian art, 17th century
 
makara at Banteay Srei, Cambodia, 10th century
 
makara at Wat Suthat, Bangkok, 18–19th century

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मकर (makara, alligator; crocodile; dolphin); probably via Old Khmer makara (Capricorn). Compare Modern Khmer មករ (môkâr).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicมกร
m k r
Phonemicมะ-กอน
m a – k ɒ n
[bound form]
มะ-กอ-ระ-
m a – k ɒ – r a –
[bound form]
มะ-กะ-ระ-
m a – k a – r a –
RomanizationPaiboonmá-gɔɔnmá-gɔɔ-rá-má-gà-rá-
Royal Institutema-konma-ko-ra-ma-ka-ra-
(standard) IPA(key)/ma˦˥.kɔːn˧//ma˦˥.kɔː˧.ra˦˥.//ma˦˥.ka˨˩.ra˦˥./

NounEdit

มกร (má-gɔɔn)

  1. (mythology) makara.
  2. (mythology and obsolete) dragon; nāga; serpent.

SynonymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

มกร (má-gɔɔn)

  1. (ราศี~) (astrology, astronomy) Capricorn.

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

DescendantsEdit

Descendants

See alsoEdit

(Solar zodiac signs) ราศี (raa-sǐi); เมษ (mêet), พฤษภ (prʉ́-sòp), เมถุน (mee-tǔn), กรกฎ (gɔɔ-rá-gòt), สิงห์ (sǐng), กันย์ (gan), ตุล (dtun), พิจิก (pí-jìk), ธนู (tá-nuu), มกร (má-gɔɔn), กุมภ์ (gum), มีน (miin) (Category: th:Solar zodiac signs)