ผี

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See also: , , ผุ, ผู้, ผิ, , and

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *priːᴬ (spirit). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨹᩦ, Lao ຜີ (phī), ᦕᦲ (ṗhii), Shan ၽီ (phǐi), Ahom 𑜇𑜣 (phii).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicผี
pʰ ī
RomanizationPaiboonpǐi
Royal Institutephi
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰiː˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

ผี (pǐi)

  1. (archaic) (classifier ตน) deity; god.
  2. (especially of a human being) dead body; corpse; remains.
  3. (classifier ตน or ตัว) ghost; spirit; soul.

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