นัย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali naya (method; plan) or Sanskrit नय (naya, method, guide; means; reason).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicนัย
n ạ y
Phonemicไน
ai n
[sometimes considered nonstandard]
ไน-ยะ
ai n – y a
RomanizationPaiboonnainai-yá
Royal Institutenainai-ya
(standard) IPA(key)/naj˧//naj˧.jaʔ˦˥/
Homophones

Noun[edit]

นัย (nai)

  1. (formal) way; manner; means; form; style.
  2. (formal) point; sense; meaning; significance; import; implication; purport.
  3. (formal) viewpoint; view; attitude.
  4. (formal) essence; essential part.