ร้อยเอ็ด

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ร้อย (rɔ́ɔi, hundred) +‎ เอ็ด (èt, one).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicร้อยเอ็ด
r ˆ ɒ y e ɒ ˘ ɗ
Phonemicร้อย-เอ็ด
r ˆ ɒ y – e ɒ ˘ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonrɔ́ɔi-èt
Royal Instituteroi-et
(standard) IPA(key)/rɔːj˦˥.ʔet̚˨˩/

Numeral[edit]

ร้อยเอ็ด (rɔ́ɔi-èt)

  1. one hundred and one.
  2. (archaic and figuratively) many; a good many; a great many; numerous.

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms
the seal of the province depicting the figure "๑๐๑" ("101") under the provincial pillar shrine

Proper noun[edit]

ร้อยเอ็ด (rɔ́ɔi-èt)

  1. (จังหวัด~) Roi Et, a province of Thailand.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A traditional belief, disputed by modern scholars, has it that the name of the province originated from a misunderstanding about the figure "" ("101"), the archaic way of writing the number "eleven", referring to the eleven gates of the city.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ เจียจันทร์พงษ์, พิเศษ (2009), “ชื่อเมืองร้อยเอ็ด: ความสำคัญอยู่ที่ความหมาย”, in ศิลปวัฒนธรรม[1] (in Thai), volume 30, issue 9 July, Bangkok: มติชน, pages 48–52