อัญชัน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer ʼañjan (the vine Clitoria ternatea (Leguminosae)). Compare Modern Khmer អញ្ជ័ន (ʾañcŏən).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicอัญชัน
ɒ ạ ɲ d͡ʑ ạ n
Phonemicอัน-ชัน
ɒ ạ n – d͡ʑ ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonan-chan
Royal Institutean-chan
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔan˧.t͡ɕʰan˧/

Noun[edit]

อัญชัน (an-chan)

  1. (botany) butterfly pea, the vine Clitoria ternatea L. of the family Leguminosae.
  2. (botany) flower of such vine.
  3. the deep blue colour like the flower of this vine.