ธันวาคม

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ธนู (tá-nuu, bow: arrow shooting instrument) +‎ อาคม (aa-kom, arrival); literally "arrival of the bow (Sagittarius)"; coined by Devawongse Varoprakarn, first used officially in 2432 BE (1889/90 CE).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicธันวาคม
dʰ ạ n w ā g m
Phonemicทัน-วา-คม
d ạ n – w ā – g m
RomanizationPaiboontan-waa-kom
Royal Institutethan-wa-khom
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰan˧.waː˧.kʰom˧/

Proper noun[edit]

ธันวาคม (tan-waa-kom)

  1. (เดือน~, ~มาส) December: the twelfth month of the year under the solar calendar.

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