ตำรวจ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer tamrvac, tamrvāc, taṃrvac, taṃrvāc, taṃmrvac, taṃmrvāc (inspection, regulation; inspector, regulator; etc), extended forms of Old Khmer trvac, trvāc (to examine; to inspect; etc), from which Thai ตรวจ (dtrùuat) was derived. Compare Modern Khmer តម្រួត (tâmruŏt); Lao ຕໍາຫຼວດ (tam lūat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ตำรวจ
t å r w t͡ɕ
Phonemic ตำ-หฺรวด
t å – h ̥ r w ɗ
Paiboon dtam-rùuat
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /tam˧.rua̯t̚˨˩/

Noun[edit]

ตำรวจ (dtam-rùuat)

  1. police.

Derived terms[edit]