นคร

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Etymology[edit]

From Pali nagara (city; town) or Sanskrit नगर (nagara, idem); probably via Old Khmer nagara (capital city; realm, domain). Cognate with Modern Khmer នគរ (nɔkɔɔ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicนคร
n g r
Phonemicนะ-คอน
n a – g ɒ n
[bound form]
นะ-คะ-ระ-
n a – g a – r a –
RomanizationPaiboonná-kɔɔnná-ká-rá-
Royal Institutena-khonna-kha-ra-
(standard) IPA(key)/na˦˥.kʰɔːn˧//na˦˥.kʰa˦˥.ra˦˥./

Noun[edit]

นคร (ná-kɔɔn)

  1. city; large town, important town; capital city; city-state; realm, domain.

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