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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मङ्गल (maṅgala, auspicious). Cognate with Burmese မင်္ဂလာ (mangga.la).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicมงคล
m ŋ g l
Phonemicมง-คน
m ŋ – g n
[bound form]
มง-คน-ละ-
m ŋ – g n – l a –
RomanizationPaiboonmong-konmong-kon-lá-
Royal Institutemong-khonmong-khon-la-
(standard) IPA(key)/moŋ˧.kʰon˧//moŋ˧.kʰon˧.la˦˥./

NounEdit

มงคล (mong-kon)

  1. auspiciousness.
  2. a type of headgear worn by Muay Thai athletes.