มะลิ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer mali (the plant Jasminum sambac (L.) Aiton). Compare Angkorian Old Khmer muliḥ, mūliḥ; Modern Khmer ម្លិះ; Sanskrit मल्लि (malli); Lao ມະລິ (ma li).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic มะลิ
m a l i
Phonemic มะ-ลิ
m a – l i
Paiboon má-lí
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ma˦˥.liʔ˦˥/

Noun[edit]

มะลิ (má-lí)

  1. (botany) Arabian jasmine: the plant Jasminum sambac (L.) Aiton of the family Oleaceae.

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