โทรทัศน์

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From โทร (too-rá-, far; remote) +‎ ทัศน์ (view; vision); phono-semantic matching of English and calque of English television; coined by Royal Society president Prince Narathip Phong Praphan (1891–1976). Compare Lao ໂທລະທັດ (thō la that) and Hindi दूरदर्शन (dūrdarśan).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicโทรทัศน์
o d r d ạ ɕ n ʻ
Phonemic
โท-ระ-ทัด
o d – r a – d ạ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboontoo-rá-tát
Royal Institutetho-ra-that
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰoː˧.ra˦˥.tʰat̚˦˥/(R)
Homophonesโทรทรรศน์

NounEdit

โทรทัศน์ (too-rá-tát)

  1. television.

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