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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *m.leːŋᴬ(insect). Cognate with แมง(maeng, insect (colloquial)), Zhuang nengz(insect).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic แมลง
æ m l ŋ
Phonemic มะ-แลง
m a – æ l ŋ
Paiboon má-lɛɛng
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /mä(ʔ)˦˥.lɛːŋ˧/

NounEdit

แมลง ‎(má-lɛɛng)

  1. insect