กองทัพ

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From กอง (gɔɔng, division; heap; pile) +‎ ทัพ (táp, military body); literally "pile of military bodies".

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicกองทัพ
k ɒ ŋ d ạ b
Phonemicกอง-ทับ
k ɒ ŋ – d ạ ɓ
RomanizationPaiboongɔɔng-táp
Royal Institutekong-thap
(standard) IPA(key)/kɔːŋ˧.tʰap̚˦˥/

Noun[edit]

กองทัพ (gɔɔng-táp)

  1. army:
    1. (formal) military unit consisting of a headquarters and three or more corps.
    2. large body of fighting men.
    3. military; armed forces.
    4. (colloquial) great multitude.