ทูล

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer *dūl, *dul, dval, dvall, dvāl (to address (clergy or royalty); to carry or wear on the head; head; top; eminence, majesty; head-shaped formation, as dome, hill, hillock, bulge, swelling, etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer ទួល (tuəl), ទូល (tuul).

Extended as Old Khmer pandūl, pandul, paṃdul, pandval, from which Thai บัณฑูร (ban-tuun) was derived. Also extended as Thai ทำนูล (tam-nuul).

Compare Old Mon tūl, tul (above; on); Middle Mon duiw (hill; hilltop); Burmese တောင် (taung, hill; mountain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicทูล
d ū l
Phonemicทูน
d ū n
RomanizationPaiboontuun
Royal Institutethun
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰuːn˧/
Homophonesทูน

Verb[edit]

ทูล (tuun) (abstract noun การทูล)

  1. (royal) to address, inform, tell, or speak to (a god, high priest, or royal person).
  2. (archaic) to carry (with or on the head).

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