สังกะสี

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from the mistranscription of French zinc (zinc) [zɛ̃ɡ] or zingage (galvanization) [zɛ̃.ɡaʒ]. Cognate with Khmer ស័ង្កសី (sangkaʼsəy), Lao ສັງກະສີ (sang ka sī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสังกะสี
s ạ ŋ k a s ī
Phonemic
สัง-กะ-สี
s ạ ŋ – k a – s ī
RomanizationPaiboonsǎng-gà-sǐi
Royal Institutesang-ka-si
(standard) IPA(key)/saŋ˩˩˦.ka˨˩.siː˩˩˦/(R)

Noun[edit]

สังกะสี (sǎng-gà-sǐi)

  1. zinc.
  2. corrugated galvanised iron used to roof.

Synonyms[edit]