ทศกัณฐ์

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ทศ (tót, ten) +‎ กัณฐ์ (throat; neck); literally "ten necks" or "ten-necked". Compare with Telugu దశకంఠుడు (daśakaṇṭhuḍu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicทศกัณฐ์
d ɕ k ạ ɳ ʈʰ ʻ
Phonemic
ทด-สะ-กัน
d ɗ – s a – k ạ n
RomanizationPaiboontót-sà-gan
Royal Institutethot-sa-kan
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰot̚˦˥.sa˨˩.kan˧/(R)

Proper noun[edit]

ทศกัณฐ์ (tót-sà-gan)

  1. (Hindu mythology) Ravana, the demon king with ten necks