เพราะ

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic เพราะ
e b r ā a
Phonemic เพฺราะ
e b ̥ r ā a
Paiboon prɔ́
(standard) IPA(key) /pʰrɔʔ˦˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Khmer ព្រោះ (pruŏh, because; since).

Conjunction[edit]

เพราะ (prɔ́)

  1. because.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Corruption of พิเราะ, from Khmer ពីរោះ (piruŏh, melodious; sonorous). Related to ไพเราะ (pai-rɔ́).

Adjective[edit]

เพราะ (prɔ́) (abstract noun ความเพราะ)

  1. melodious; pleasing to the ear.