วาฬ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Pali vāḷa (ferine; savage).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic วาฬ
w ā ɭ
Phonemic วาน
w ā n
[bound form]
วา-ละ-
w ā – l a –
Paiboon waan waa-lá-
(standard) IPA(key) /waːn˧/ /waː˧.la˦˥./
Homophones

Noun[edit]

วาฬ (waan)

  1. Alternative form of พาฬ (paan)

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from Middle Dutch walvisch.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic วาฬ
w ā ɭ
Phonemic วาน
w ā n
Paiboon waan
(standard) IPA(key) /waːn˧/
Homophones

Noun[edit]

วาฬ (waan) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (ปลา~) whale: marine mammal.

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