พ่อเลี้ยง

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From พ่อ (pɔ̂ɔ, man; father) +‎ เลี้ยง (líiang, foster; to foster, to nurture, to breed; to maintain; to host; to feast; etc).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicพ่อเลี้ยง
b ˋ ɒ e l ī ˆ y ŋ
Phonemic
พ่อ-เลี้ยง
b ˋ ɒ – e l ī ˆ y ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonpɔ̂ɔ-líiang
Royal Institutepho-liang
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰɔː˥˩.lia̯ŋ˦˥/(R)

Noun[edit]

พ่อเลี้ยง (pɔ̂ɔ-líiang) (classifier คน)

  1. (colloquial) foster father; stepfather.
  2. (dialect) wealthy man; man in charge, man in authority, master, male boss; man of rank, man of distinction; influential man.

Synonyms[edit]

foster father; stepfather

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