กินนร

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Pali kinnara (mythological being with the body of a human and the head of a horse or bird); ultimately from Sanskrit किंनर (kiṃnara, idem); probably via Old Khmer kīnara (idem). Cognate with Modern Khmer កិន្នរ (kənnɔɔ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicกินนร
k i n n r
Phonemicกิน-นอน
k i n – n ɒ n
RomanizationPaiboongin-nɔɔn
Royal Institutekin-non
(standard) IPA(key)/kin˧.nɔːn˧/

Noun[edit]

กินนร (gin-nɔɔn)

  1. (mythology) kinnara.

Usage notes[edit]

The Thai version
  • The Thai version is depicted to have the upper part of the body as a human and the lower part of the body as a bird, or to have the whole body as a human and wear a pair of magical wings which enables flying.

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Synonyms

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