ขนมจีน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of Mon ခၞံ (hənɔm, noodles) + စိန် (cin, to be cooked); imitated as Thai ขนม (kà-nǒm, sweets; dessert; noodles) +‎ จีน (jiin, China; Chinese).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicขนมจีน
kʰ n m t͡ɕ ī n
Phonemicขะ-หฺนม-จีน
kʰ a – h ̥ n m – t͡ɕ ī n
RomanizationPaiboonkà-nǒm-jiin
Royal Institutekha-nom-chin
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰa˨˩.nom˩˩˦.t͡ɕiːn˧/

Noun[edit]

ขนมจีน (kà-nǒm-jiin)

  1. khanom chin, a noodle made from fermented rice which is boiled and then extruded through a sieve into boiling water, often served with the soup น้ำยา (náam-yaa).

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