ตำหนัก

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Thai[edit]

ตำหนักวาสุกรี (dtam-nàk waa-sù-grii, Wasukri House), the residence of Wasukri, the high priest of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha
พระตำหนักแดง (prá-dtam-nàk dɛɛng, Red House), the residence of Princess Si Suda Rak

Etymology[edit]

From Khmer ដំណាក់ (dɑmnak, resting place; lodging), an extended form of ដាក់ (dak, to establish; to locate, to place, to put; to assign; to fasten, to lock up; etc), from Old Khmer tāka, tâka, tāk, tak, takk (to establish; to locate; to place).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicตำหนัก
t å h n ạ k
Phonemic
ตำ-หฺนัก
t å – h ̥ n ạ k
RomanizationPaiboondtam-nàk
Royal Institutetam-nak
(standard) IPA(key)/tam˧.nak̚˨˩/(R)

Noun[edit]

ตำหนัก (dtam-nàk) (classifier หลัง or องค์)

  1. (of a royal person or high priest) (พระ~) house; residence.