มณี

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Pali maṇi (precious stone; gem; jewel) or Sanskrit मणि (maṇi, idem); probably via Old Khmer mnī, mni, *maṇi, muṇī (precious stone; gemstone). Cognate with Modern Khmer មណី (mĕəʾnii).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicมณี
m ɳ ī
Phonemicมะ-นี
m a – n ī
ม̄ะ-นี
m a – n ī
RomanizationPaiboonmá-niima-nii
Royal Institutema-nima-ni
(standard) IPA(key)/ma˦˥.niː˧//ma˧.niː˧/

Noun[edit]

มณี (má-nii)

  1. (elegant) red precious stone, as ruby.
  2. (elegant) pomegranate.
  3. (elegant, loosely or by extension) any precious stone: gem, gemstone, jewel, etc.

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Synonyms[edit]

ruby; pomegranate