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พระนคร
phraH naH khaawnM
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiพฺระ-นะ-คอน
IPApʰráʔ ná kʰɔːn
Royal Thai General Systemphra nakhon

1.   [noun]
definition
most revered city; [namely] Bangkok

componentsพระ phraH[a title or prefix word used with a most revered person, place, or object] royal
นคร  naH khaawnMcity; town; municipality
related wordsกรุงเทพมหานครgroongM thaehpF maH haaR naH khaawnM[formal abbreviated way of writing or saying the name of Thailand's capital]
กรุงเทพฯgroongM thaehpF[abbreviation for the name of] Bangkok, the capital city of ประเทศไทย  (Thailand)
รัตนโกสินทร์ratH dtaL naH go:hM sinR"Indra's jewel," [referring to] the Emerald Buddha
sample
sentence
กรมป้องกันสาธารณะภัยต้องระดมอาสาสมัครรักษาพระนครอย่างเต็มที่ จะวางใจตำรวจแต่เพียงฝ่ายเดียวเห็นจะยังไม่ได้
grohmM bpaawngF ganM saaR thaaM raH naH phaiM dtawngF raH dohmM aaM saaR saL makL rakH saaR phraH naH khaawnM yaangL dtemM theeF jaL waangM jaiM dtamM ruaatL dtaaeL phiiangM faaiL diaaoM henR jaL yangM maiF daiF
"The Department of Disaster Prevention needs to marshal volunteers to protect the capital to the best of its ability; it seems best not to rely solely on the police (to perform this function)."
2. เขตพระนคร  khaehtL phraH naH khaawnM  [proper noun]
definition
[administrative district of Bangkok] Pranakorn

categories
componentsเขตkhaehtLboundary; border; limit; district; territory; zone
พระ phraH[a title or prefix word used with a most revered person, place, or object] royal
นคร  naH khaawnMcity; town; municipality

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