ทองแดง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ทอง (tɔɔng, gold; any metallic material, as bronze, copper, etc) +‎ แดง (dɛɛng, red). Compare Lao ທອງແດງ (thǭng dǣng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicทองแดง
d ɒ ŋ æ ɗ ŋ
Phonemicทอง-แดง
d ɒ ŋ – æ ɗ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboontɔɔng-dɛɛng
Royal Institutethong-daeng
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰɔːŋ˧.dɛːŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

ทองแดง (tɔɔng-dɛɛng)

  1. copper.
  2. (slang) the speaking in the Southern Thai dialect mixed with the Central Thai dialect.
  3. (zoology) the cricket Teleogryllus mitratus of the family Gryllidae.
  4. (pathology) monorchism.

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