ธง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin, but in the word is definitely contaminated by Pali dhaja (whence Thai ธชะ, ธัช (tách)). Compare Northern Thai ᨴᩩᨦ, Lao ທຸງ (thung), Khün ᨴᩩᨦ, ᦑᦳᧂ (tung), Shan တုင်း (túng), Tai Nüa ᥖᥧᥒᥰ (tüng), Khmer ទង់ (tŭəng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicธง
dʰ ŋ
Phonemic
ทง
d ŋ
RomanizationPaiboontong
Royal Institutethong
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰoŋ˧/(R)
Homophonesธงก์

Noun[edit]

ธง (tong) (classifier ผืน)

  1. flag.

Derived terms[edit]