ทัณฑฆาต

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दण्डाघात (daṇḍāghāta, literally striking with a stick), from दण्ड (daṇḍa, stick; bar; rod) + घात (ghāta, strike; stroke); or from Pali daṇḍāghāta (idem), from daṇḍā (idem) + ghāta (idem); equivalent to Thai ทัณฑ +‎ ฆาต (kâat). Cognate with Khmer ទណ្ឌឃាដ (tŏəndĕəʾkhiət).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicทัณฑฆาต
d ạ ɳ ɖ gʰ ā t
Phonemicทัน-ทะ-คาด
d ạ n – d a – g ā ɗ
RomanizationPaiboontan-tá-kâat
Royal Institutethan-tha-khat
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰan˧.tʰa˦˥.kʰaːt̚˥˩/

Noun[edit]

ทัณฑฆาต (tan-tá-kâat)

  1. (typography) the name of the diacritical mark ◌์, chiefly used to kill or silence a letter.

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