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EtymologyEdit

From แห่ง (hɛ̀ng, of; belonging to) +‎ ชาติ (châat, nation).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicแห่งชาติ
æ h ˋ ŋ d͡ʑ ā t i
Phonemic
{Unorthographical; Short}
แห็่ง-ชาด
æ h ˘ ˋ ŋ – d͡ʑ ā ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonhɛ̀ng-châat
Royal Institutehaeng-chat
(standard) IPA(key)/hɛŋ˨˩.t͡ɕʰaːt̚˥˩/

AdjectiveEdit

แห่งชาติ (hɛ̀ng-châat)

  1. national.
  2. (slang, humorous) wanted or sought after by all or most of the people in the nation.