กระรอก

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Khmer កំប្រុក (kâmbrŏk, squirrel), with hypercorrection by association with กระ (grà, intensifying prefix).

Cognate with Lao ກະຮອກ (ka hǭk) and Vietnamese sóc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic กระรอก
k r a r ɒ k
Phonemic กฺระ-รอก
k ̥ r a – r ɒ k
Paiboon grà-rɔ̂ɔk
(standard) IPA(key) /kra˨˩.rɔːk̚˥˩/

Noun[edit]

กระรอก (grà-rɔ̂ɔk) (classifier ตัว)

  1. squirrel.