ตะเกียบ

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Thai[edit]

ตะเกียบ (chopsticks)
เสาตะเกียบ (pair of poles at its base)

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Khmer តង្កៀប (tɑngkiəp, pliers; tongs)[1] or Mon သ္ကေပ်.[1] Compare another Khmer ថ្កៀប (thkiəp), Lao ຕະຂຽບ (ta khīap), ᦑᦰᦵᦆᧇ (t!xeb), Hlai tiep.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicตะเกียบ
t a e k ī y ɓ
Phonemic
ตะ-เกียบ
t a – e k ī y ɓ
RomanizationPaiboondtà-gìiap
Royal Instituteta-kiap
(standard) IPA(key)/ta˨˩.kia̯p̚˨˩/(R)

Noun[edit]

ตะเกียบ (dtà-gìiap)

  1. chopstick(s).
  2. fork: support of the front wheel axles of a bicycle or motorcycle.
  3. (architecture) pair of poles fixed into the ground for the purpose of bracing another pole.
  4. (anatomy) the lower part of the pelvis that would touch the seat when sitting.
  5. (anatomy, zoology) pectoral fin of a fish.
  6. (anatomy, zoology) pair of cartilages at the buttock of a bird (any vertebrate of the class Aves).

Adjective[edit]

ตะเกียบ (dtà-gìiap)

  1. very thin like a chopstick.

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