ตำบล

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer taṃpal, taṃpol (group of houses; hamlet; community). Cognate with Modern Khmer តំបន់ (tâmbân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicตำบล
t å ɓ l
Phonemicตำ-บน
t å – ɓ n
RomanizationPaiboondtam-bon
Royal Institutetam-bon
(standard) IPA(key)/tam˧.bon˧/

Noun[edit]

ตำบล (dtam-bon) (classifier ตำบล or แห่ง)

  1. area; district; locality; place; region; spot; territory.
  2. (Thai government) subdistrict: administrative subdivision of อำเภอ (am-pəə, district), consisting of at least twenty บ้าน (bâan, villages) and governed by a public officer called กำนัน (gam-nan).

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