สนม

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic สนม
s n m
Phonemic สะ-หฺนม
s a – h ̥ n m
Paiboon sà-nǒm
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /sa˨˩.nom˩˩˦/

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old Khmer snuṃ (one who stacks combustibles into a pyre; one who shrouds a corpse prior to cremation). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្នុំ (snom).

Noun[edit]

สนม (sà-nǒm)

  1. (historical) officer responsible for funeral affairs in a palace, such as arranging funerals, shrouding corpses, taking care of pyres and coffins, etc.
  2. (historical) palace area under the responsibility of these officers, where high-ranking members of the royal family or government were detained or imprisoned.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Old Khmer snaṃ (female palace attendant; royal concubine). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្នំ (snâm).

Noun[edit]

สนม (sà-nǒm)

  1. (archaic) female palace attendant.
  2. (พระ~) royal concubine.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

สนม (sà-nǒm)

  1. undefined, found only in compounds.
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