ภัย

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Pali bhaya (fear; fright) or Sanskrit भय (bhaya, idem); possibly via Angkorian Old Khmer bhay (idem) or Old Khmer bhaya, bhai, bhaiya, bhaiyya (idem). Cognate with Modern Khmer ភ័យ (phɨy), Lao ໄພ (phai), Burmese ဘေး (bhe:).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicภัย
bʰ ạ y
Phonemicไพ
ai b
RomanizationPaiboonpai
Royal Institutephai
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰaj˧/
Homophonesไพ

Noun[edit]

ภัย (pai)

  1. fear, fright; source thereof, as danger, peril, disease, disaster, risk, thief, robber, etc.

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