ศาล

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicศาล
ɕ ā l
Phonemicสาน
s ā n
RomanizationPaiboonsǎan
Royal Institutesan
(standard) IPA(key)/saːn˩˩˦/
Homophones

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit शाल (śāla, court; rampart) or शाला (śālā, court; hall; house; workshop); probably via Angkorian Old Khmer śāla (court; hall; pavilion; residence). Compare Old Khmer sālā; Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer śālā; Angkorian Old Khmer sāla. Cognate with Modern Khmer សាលា (saalaa); Lao ສານ (sān). Perhaps cognate with Thai ศาลา (sǎa-laa).

Noun[edit]

ศาล (sǎan)

  1. (law) court; tribunal.
  2. shrine.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From apheresis of ไพศาล (pai-sǎan).

Adjective[edit]

ศาล (sǎan)

  1. (literary, poetic) Clipping of ไพศาล (pai-sǎan).