สาร

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสาร
s ā r
Phonemicสาน
s ā n
[bound form]
สา-ระ-
s ā – r a –
RomanizationPaiboonsǎansǎa-rá-
Royal Institutesansa-ra-
(standard) IPA(key)/saːn˩˩˦//saː˩˩˦.ra˦˥./
Homophones

Etymology 1[edit]

From Pali sāra (cream; substance) or Sanskrit सार (sāra, extract; essence; soup); probably via Old Khmer sār, sāra (essence; substance). Compare Modern Khmer សារ (saa).

Noun[edit]

สาร (sǎan)

  1. essence; matter; substance.
  2. information; news.
  3. document; instrument; letter; message.
  4. speech; statement.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Possibly from Old Khmer sār, sāra (force; strength); ultimately from Sanskrit सार (sāra, energy). Compare Modern Khmer សារ (saa, large elephant with fully developed tusks; elephant whose tusks have reached their maximum size; war elephant).

Noun[edit]

สาร (sǎan)

  1. elephant, especially a large one.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Probably from Old Khmer sara (fair; white). Compare Modern Khmer (sɑɑ, bright; silver-coloured; white).

Adjective[edit]

สาร (sǎan)

  1. (of rice) husked; polished.
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