ยำ

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Thai[edit]

a spicy dish of chicken offal mixed with vegetables and others, served in a soup
a spicy dish of tea leaves mixed with peanuts, sesame, and others
a spicy dish of pig's ears mixed with mint leaves and others

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemicยำ
y å
RomanizationPaiboonyam
Royal Instituteyam
(standard) IPA(key)/jam˧/

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Khmer ញាំ (ñŏəm, Cambodian salad; to make a Cambodian salad); Middle Chinese (MC ʔˠiᴇm, ʔɨɐm, “to marinate; to pickle”).

Verb[edit]

ยำ (yam) (abstract noun การยำ)

  1. to mix; to mingle.
  2. (cooking) to cook by mixing.
  3. (slang) to mess up; to muddle; to confuse; to conflate.
  4. (slang) to assault or attack through mob action or in a similar fashion.

Noun[edit]

ยำ (yam)

  1. (cooking) dish of mixed foods.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ยำ (yam) (abstract noun การยำ)

  1. to fear; to revere; to respect.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ยำ (yam)

  1. undefined.

Verb[edit]

ยำ (yam)

  1. undefined.
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