พยัญชนะ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali byañjana (sign; mark; consonant), vyañjana (attribute; distinctive mark; sign; characteristic; letter; consonant) or Sanskrit व्यञ्जन (vyañjana, making clear, indicating, manifesting; mark, token, sign; consonant; etc). Cognate with Khmer ព្យញ្ជន (pyônhchôn), Lao ພະຍັນຊະນະ (pha nyan sa na), Burmese ဗျည်း (byany:).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic พยัญชนะ
b y ạ ɲ d͡ʑ n a
Phonemic พะ-ยัน-ชะ-นะ
b a – y ạ n – d͡ʑ a – n a
Paiboon pá-yan-chá-ná
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰa˦˥.jan˧.t͡ɕʰa˦˥.naʔ˦˥/

Noun[edit]

พยัญชนะ (pá-yan-chá-ná)

  1. (phonetics) consonant.