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EtymologyEdit

From ราช (râat, royal) +‎ การ (gaan, affair; activity; business; duty; enterprise; mission). Compare Old Khmer *rājakāryya, rājjikāra, rājakāryya, rājyakāryya (royal service); Modern Khmer រាជការ (riəckaa), រាជការ្យ (riəckaayɔɔ); Sanskrit राजकर (rājakara, royal tax), राजकार्य (rājakārya, royal business; royal duty).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicราชการ
r ā d͡ʑ k ā r
Phonemicราด-ชะ-กาน
r ā ɗ – d͡ʑ a – k ā n
RomanizationPaiboonrâat-chá-gaan
Royal Instituterat-cha-kan
(standard) IPA(key)/raːt̚˥˩.t͡ɕʰa˦˥.kaːn˧/

NounEdit

ราชการ (râat-chá-gaan)

  1. government affair; government service.

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