ภาษา

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ภาษา (phasa)

  1. language

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali bhāsā, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā). Compare Khmer ភាសា (pʰiesaa), Khün ᨽᩣᩈᩣ, Lao ພາສາ (phā sā), Malay bahasa, Shan ၽႃႇသႃႇ (phaa2 saa2).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ภาษา
bʰ ā ʂ ā
Phonemic พา-สา
b ā – s ā
Paiboon paa-sǎa
(standard) IPA(key) /pʰaː˧.saː˩˩˦/
Audio

Noun[edit]

ภาษา (paa-sǎa)

  1. language (form of communication using words: spoken, gestured, or written).
    ภาษาไทย  ―  paa-sǎa tai  ―  Thai language
    ภาษาอังกฤษ  ―  paa-sǎa ang-grìt  ―  English language
    ภาษาพูด  ―  paa-sǎa pûut  ―  spoken language
    ภาษามือ  ―  paa-sǎa mʉʉ  ―  sign language
  2. language (computer language).
    ภาษาจาวา  ―  paa-sǎa jaa-waa  ―  Java language
    ภาษาซี  ―  paa-sǎa sii  ―  C language
  3. (archaic) a minority that speaks a certain language.
  4. (figuratively) any matter, content, or story that is understood by the people discussing it.

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