ชะเนียง

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Thai[edit]

edible seeds of djenkol.

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Old Khmer jranyaṅ or jranyāṅ (the tree Canthium didynum). Compare Modern Khmer ច្រនៀង (chrâniĕng), ជ្រនៀង (chrôniĕng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ชะเนียง
d͡ʑ a e n ī y ŋ
Phonemic ชะ-เนียง
d͡ʑ a – e n ī y ŋ
Paiboon chá-niiang
(standard) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰa˦˥.nia̯ŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

ชะเนียง (chá-niiang)

  1. (botany, now dialectal) djenkol, the plant, Archidendron jiringa (Jack) I.C. Nielsen, of the family Leguminosae.

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