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EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer roṅ, roṅa (dragon (zodiac)). The first syllable, , is interpolated. Cognate with Modern Khmer រោង (roong). Compare Chinese (OC *b·roŋ, *mroːŋ, “dragon”).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicมะโรง
m a o r ŋ
Phonemicมะ-โรง
m a – o r ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonmá-roong
Royal Institutema-rong
(standard) IPA(key)/ma˦˥.roːŋ˧/

NounEdit

มะโรง (má-roong)

  1. (astrology) (ปี~, ~ศก) Year of the Dragon, the fifth year in the cycle of twelve years under the lunar calendar.

SynonymsEdit

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Proper nounEdit

มะโรง (má-roong)

  1. (astrology) Dragon, one of the twelve zodiac signs under the lunar calendar.

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