ดอกทอง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ดอก (dɔ̀ɔk, flower) +‎ ทอง (tɔɔng, gold; golden); literally "golden flower".

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicดอกทอง
ɗ ɒ k d ɒ ŋ
Phonemicดอก-ทอง
ɗ ɒ k – d ɒ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboondɔ̀ɔk-tɔɔng
Royal Institutedok-thong
(standard) IPA(key)/dɔːk̚˨˩.tʰɔːŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

ดอกทอง (dɔ̀ɔk-tɔɔng)

  1. (botany) the plant, Curcuma spp., of the family Zingiberaceae, traditionally used to make a very strong aphrodisiac.
  2. (slang, derogatory and offensive, insult, vulgar) lewd woman; sexually promiscuous woman; woman who behaves in an overtly sexual way.

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