กะเทย

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Orthographic กะเทย
k a e d y
Phonemic กะ-เทย
k a – e d y
Paiboon gà-təəi
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kä(ʔ)˨˩.tʰɤːj˧/

Noun[edit]

กะเทย ‎(gà-təəi)

  1. (sometimes derogatory or offensive) effeminate male, whether being homosexual or not.
  2. (sometimes derogatory or offensive) male-to-female transgender.
  3. (obsolete and derogatory) male homosexual.
  4. (biology) hermaphrodite.
  5. (botany) fruit with undeveloped seeds.

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