เงาะ

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Thai[edit]

Negrito people of Indian Archipelago
rambutan fruits

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เงาะ
e ŋ ā a
Paiboon ngɔ́
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ŋɔʔ˦˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

เงาะ (ngɔ́)

  1. (somewhat pejorative) small-statured, dark-skinned, wooly-haired indigenous peoples of the Negrito and Austronesian groups of the Malay Peninsula, including the Semang and Maniq peoples.
  2. (somewhat pejorative) member of these peoples.

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Lao ເງາະ (ngǫ).

Noun[edit]

เงาะ (ngɔ́)

  1. rambutan.
Derived terms[edit]