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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *liːnᶜ (tongue). Cognate with Lao ລີ້ນ (līn), ᦟᦲᧃᧉ (liin2), Shan လိၼ်ႉ (lḭ̂n), Ahom 𑜎𑜢𑜃𑜫 (lin), Zhuang linx, Saek ลีน.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicลิ้น
l i ˆ n
RomanizationPaiboonlín
Royal Institutelin
(standard) IPA(key)/lin˦˥/

NounEdit

ลิ้น (lín)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. reed.
  3. valve.

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