มะเร็ง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Malay merengsa (irritant; incurable, obstinate, unhealable). Compare Khmer ម្រេញ (mrɨñ, cancer; ulcer); Lao ມະເຮັງ (ma heng); Sanskrit व्रण (vraṇa, scratch; sore; ulcer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicมะเร็ง
m a e r ˘ ŋ
Phonemicมะ-เร็ง
m a – e r ˘ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonmá-reng
Royal Institutema-reng
(standard) IPA(key)/ma˦˥.reŋ˧/

Noun[edit]

มะเร็ง (má-reng)

  1. (pathology) cancer.