นครหลวง

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From นคร (ná-kɔɔn, city; city-state; etc) +‎ หลวง (lǔuang, great; royal; etc)

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicนครหลวง
n g r h l w ŋ
Phonemicนะ-คอน-หฺลวง
n a – g ɒ n – h ̥ l w ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonná-kɔɔn-lǔuang
Royal Institutena-khon-luang
(standard) IPA(key)/na˦˥.kʰɔːn˧.lua̯ŋ˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

นครหลวง (ná-kɔɔn-lǔuang)

  1. capital city.
  2. kingdom; monarchy.

Proper noun[edit]

นครหลวง (ná-kɔɔn-lǔuang)

  1. (historical) Angkor Thom (the last capital city of the Khmer Empire, in modern-day Cambodia)
  2. (historical) also known as นครหลวงกรุงเทพธนบุรี, the formal name of Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, from 22 December 1971 on which the provinces of พระนคร (prá-ná-kɔɔn) and ธนบุรี were consolidated into one, until 14 December 1972 on which the consolidated polity was renamed กรุงเทพมหานคร (grung-têep-má-hǎa-ná-kɔɔn).

Synonyms[edit]