ทวีป

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpa, continent; island); probably via Old Khmer *dvīpa, *°dvipa (country; land; territory). Compare Modern Khmer ទ្វីប (tviip); Lao ທະວີບ (tha wīp); Old Javanese dwīpa; Pali dīpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicทวีป
d w ī p
Phonemicทะ-วีบ
d a – w ī ɓ
RomanizationPaiboontá-wîip
Royal Institutetha-wip
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰa˦˥.wiːp̚˥˩/

Noun[edit]

ทวีป (tá-wîip)

  1. continent.
  2. (archaic)
    1. isle; island.
    2. land; region; realm; territory.