กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Thai[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From กรุง (grung) +‎ เทพ (tâyp) +‎ มหา (máhăa) +‎ นคร (nákon), literally "city as great as celestial city"; see the etymology of its full name also.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [krũŋ˧.tʰeːp̚˥˩.mä˧.häː˩˦.nä˥.kʰɔ̃ːn˧]
  • RTGS: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
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Proper noun[edit]

กรุงเทพมหานคร (grungtâyp máhăa nákon)

  1. Bangkok (capital of Thailand)
  2. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the local government of Bangkok.
  3. (historical) any of the following ancient city-states in Thailand:
    1. Ayutthaya;
    2. Thon Buri;
    3. Rattanakosin.

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