นาฬิกา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic นาฬิกา
n ā ɭ i k ā
Phonemic นา-ลิ-กา
n ā – l i – k ā
Paiboon naa-lí-gaa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /näː˧.li˦˥.käː˧/

Noun[edit]

นาฬิกา ‎(naa-lí-gaa)

  1. clock.
  2. hour, o'clock.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Under ancient Thai customs, the first hour of a day starts at 06:00 (under the 24-hour clock system). In ancient documents, 1 nalika (1 นาฬิกา) therefore corresponds to 07:00 (under the 24-hour clock system).