กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Etymology[edit]

From กรุง(grung) +‎ เทพ(têep) +‎ มหา(má-hǎa) +‎ นคร(ná-kɔɔn), literally "city as great as celestial city"; see the etymology of the full name of Bangkok also.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic กรุงเทพมหานคร
k r u ŋ e d b m h ā n g r
Phonemic กฺรุง-เทบ-มะ-หา-นะ-คอน
k ̥ r u ŋ – e d ɓ – m a – h ā – n a – g ɒ n
Paiboon grung-têep-má-hǎa-ná-kɔɔn
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kruŋ˧.tʰeːp̚˥˩.mä(ʔ)˦˥.häː˩˩˦.nä(ʔ)˦˥.kʰɔːn˧/
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Proper noun[edit]

กรุงเทพมหานคร ‎(grung-têep-má-hǎa-ná-kɔɔn)

  1. (Hinduism) Ayodhya, an ancient city of India.
  2. (historical) Ayutthaya, an ancient kingdom in Thailand.
  3. (historical) Thon Buri, an ancient kingdom in Thailand.
  4. (historical) Rattanakosin, an ancient kingdom in Thailand.
  5. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand.
  6. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the local government of Bangkok.

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