ขาดคอช้าง

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Etymology[edit]

From ขาด (kàat, to be cut; to be cleaved; etc.) +‎ คอ (kɔɔ, neck) +‎ ช้าง (cháang, elephant); literally "to be cut [on] elephant's neck".

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicขาดคอช้าง
kʰ ā ɗ g ɒ d͡ʑ ˆ ā ŋ
Phonemicขาด-คอ-ช้าง
kʰ ā ɗ – g ɒ – d͡ʑ ˆ ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonkàat-kɔɔ-cháang
Royal Institutekhat-kho-chang
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰaːt̚˨˩.kʰɔː˧.t͡ɕʰaːŋ˦˥/
An elephant duel between Naresuan and Mingyi Swa, a mural painting at Wat Suwan Dararam.

Verb[edit]

ขาดคอช้าง (kàat-kɔɔ-cháang) (abstract noun การขาดคอช้าง)

  1. (archaic) to be killed by a cutting blow during an elephant duel.