ພາສາ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali bhasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā). Compare Bengali ভাষা (bhasha), Gujarati ભાષા (bhāṣā), Hindi भाषा (bhāshā), Indonesian bahasa, Javanese basa, Kannada ಭಾಷೆ (bhāṣe), Khmer ភាសា (pʰiesaa), Malay bahasa, Malayalam ഭാഷ (bhāṣa), Marathi भाषा (bhāṣā), Punjabi ਭਾਸ਼ਾ (bhāśā), Telugu భాష (bhāṣa), Thai ภาษา.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʰaː˦˥ saː˩˨/

Noun[edit]

ພາສາ (phaa-saa)

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