สัญญา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali sañña (motion; perception; sign; etc); perhaps via Old Khmer saṃñā (mark, sign; recognition; agreement, consent). Cognate with Khmer សន្យា (sɑnyaa), Lao ສັນຍາ (san nyā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสัญญา
s ạ ɲ ɲ ā
Phonemicสัน-ยา
s ạ n – y ā
RomanizationPaiboonsǎn-yaa
Royal Institutesan-ya
(standard) IPA(key)/san˩˩˦.jaː˧/

Noun[edit]

สัญญา (sǎn-yaa)

  1. (archaic) sign: mark, symbol; emblem, token; signal, gesture.
  2. (elegant) sense, consciousness, conscience; soundness, sanity.
  3. (Buddhism) perception or recognition, being one of the five ขันธ์ (aggregates) that constitute a sentient being; the other four being รูป (rûup, form), เวทนา (wee-tá-naa, sensation), สังขาร (sǎng-kǎan, impulse), and วิญญาณ (win-yaan, consciousness).
  4. promise; agreement.
  5. (law) contract.

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Verb[edit]

สัญญา (sǎn-yaa) (abstract noun การสัญญา)

  1. (archaic) to give, make, or express a sign, signal, or gesture.
  2. to promise or agree; to give, make, or express a promise or agreement.
  3. (law) to make or engage in a contract.