วิทยาลัย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From วิทย (knowledge; science) +‎ อาลัย (abode, house, residence; place; source); ultimately from Sanskrit विद्यालय (vidyālaya, academy; school), from विद्या (vidyā, knowledge; science) + आलय (ālaya, house; place). Cognate with Khmer វិទ្យាល័យ (vĭtyéalôy); Lao ວິທະຍາໄລ (wi tha nyā lai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic วิทยาลัย
w i d y ā l ạ y
Phonemic วิด-ทะ-ยา-ไล
w i ɗ – d a – y ā – ai l
Paiboon wít-tá-yaa-lai
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /wit̚˦˥.tʰa˦˥.jaː˧.laj˧/

Noun[edit]

วิทยาลัย (wít-tá-yaa-lai)

  1. (education) college.

Synonyms[edit]