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EtymologyEdit

From หนัง (nǎng, peel; skin; etc) +‎ สือ (sʉ̌ʉ, character; letter; script; etc); literally “skin of letters”, referring to a piece of skin on which something is written.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicหนังสือ
h n ạ ŋ s ụ̄ ɒ
Phonemicหฺนัง-สือ
h ̥ n ạ ŋ – s ụ̄ ɒ
RomanizationPaiboonnǎng-sʉ̌ʉ
Royal Institutenang-sue
(standard) IPA(key)/naŋ˩˩˦.sɯː˩˩˦/

NounEdit

หนังสือ (nǎng-sʉ̌ʉ) (classifier เล่ม or ฉบับ)

  1. letter; character; script.
  2. written form.
  3. written message.
  4. document.
  5. literary work.
  6. book.
  7. knowledge, especially one derived from a book or books.

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