ชมพูทวีป

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जम्बुद्वीप (jambudvīpa, literally island of rose apples), from जम्बु (jambu, rose apple) + द्वीप (dvīpa, island); equivalent to Thai ชมพู (chom-puu) +‎ ทวีป (tá-wîip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicชมพูทวีป
d͡ʑ m b ū d w ī p
Phonemicชม-พู-ทะ-วีบ
d͡ʑ m – b ū – d a – w ī ɓ
RomanizationPaiboonchom-puu-tá-wîip
Royal Institutechom-phu-tha-wip
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰom˧.pʰuː˧.tʰa˦˥.wiːp̚˥˩/

Proper noun[edit]

ชมพูทวีป (chom-puu-tá-wîip)

  1. (literary) Jambudvīpa: one of the islands surrounding the mythological mountain Meru, believed to be the region where the present-day countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan are situated.
  2. (figuratively) India.
  3. (figuratively) Asia, especially South Asia.

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