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ThaiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Pali vāḷa (ferine; savage).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicวาฬ
w ā ɭ
Phonemicวาน
w ā n
[bound form]
วา-ละ-
w ā – l a –
RomanizationPaiboonwaanwaa-lá-
Royal Institutewanwa-la-
(standard) IPA(key)/waːn˧//waː˧.la˦˥./
Homophones

NounEdit

วาฬ (waan)

  1. Alternative form of พาฬ (paan)

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from Middle Dutch walvisch.[1]

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicวาฬ
w ā ɭ
Phonemicวาน
w ā n
RomanizationPaiboonwaan
Royal Institutewan
(standard) IPA(key)/waːn˧/
Homophones

NounEdit

วาฬ (waan) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (ปลา~) whale: marine mammal.

ReferencesEdit