สุขา

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Thai[edit]

Thai: สุขา
English: Toilets
Chinese: 洗手间

Etymology 1[edit]

From clipping of สุขาภิบาล (sù-kǎa-pí-baan), the name of a now-defunct government agency in charge of sanitation, established in 2440 BE (1897/98 CE).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสุขา
s u kʰ ā
Phonemic
สุ-ขา
s u – kʰ ā
RomanizationPaiboonsù-kǎa
Royal Institutesu-kha
(standard) IPA(key)/su˨˩.kʰaː˩˩˦/(R)

Noun[edit]

สุขา (sù-kǎa)

  1. (polite and informal) public toilet.
Related terms[edit]
Related terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicสุขา
s u kʰ ā
Phonemic
สุก-ขา
s u k – kʰ ā
สุ-ขา
s u – kʰ ā
RomanizationPaiboonsùk-kǎasù-kǎa
Royal Institutesuk-khasu-kha
(standard) IPA(key)/suk̚˨˩.kʰaː˩˩˦/(R)/su˨˩.kʰaː˩˩˦/(R)

Noun[edit]

สุขา (sùk-kǎa)

  1. (literary, poetic) Alternative form of สุข (sùk)