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EtymologyEdit

ห้อง (hɔ̂ng, chamber; room) +‎ น้ำ (náam, liquid; water); literally "water room"; perhaps calque of English water closet.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicห้องน้ำ
h ˆ ɒ ŋ n ˆ å
Phonemic
{Unorthographical; Short}
ฮ็่อง-น้าม
ʔ ˘ ˋ ɒ ŋ – n ˆ ā m
RomanizationPaiboonhɔ̂ng-náam
Royal Institutehong-nam
(standard) IPA(key)/hɔŋ˥˩.naːm˦˥/

NounEdit

ห้องน้ำ (hɔ̂ng-náam)

  1. bathroom: room for taking a bath or shower.
  2. toilet: room for defecation or urination.

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