สมองไหล

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From สมอง (sà-mɔ̌ɔng, brain) +‎ ไหล (lǎi, to drain; to flow out); possibly a calque of English brain drain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสมองไหล
s m ɒ ŋ ai h l
Phonemicสะ-หฺมอง-ไหฺล
s a – h ̥ m ɒ ŋ – ai h ̥ l
RomanizationPaiboonsà-mɔ̌ɔng-lǎi
Royal Institutesa-mong-lai
(standard) IPA(key)/sa˨˩.mɔːŋ˩˩˦.laj˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

สมองไหล (sà-mɔ̌ɔng-lǎi)

  1. brain drain.

Synonyms[edit]