มูเตลู

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Believed to be from the name of an Indonesian horror movie released in Thailand in the 1980s or 1990s, whose Thai title is มูเตลู ศึกไสยศาสตร์ (muu-dtee-luu sʉ̀k sǎi-yá-sàat; literally "Mutelu: Occult War").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicมูเตลู
m ū e t l ū
Phonemicมู-เต-ลู
m ū – e t – l ū
RomanizationPaiboonmuu-dtee-luu
Royal Institutemu-te-lu
(standard) IPA(key)/muː˧.teː˧.luː˧/

Noun[edit]

มูเตลู (muu-dtee-luu)

  1. (slang) occult; occult knowledge, occult sciences, black art; occult power, supernatural power, black magic; occult object, occult item.

Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “เพราะอะไร ทำไมต้อง ‘มู(เตลู)’”, in มติชน[1] (in Thai), มติชน, 2019-03-10, retrieved 2019-07-05