อภัย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अभय (abhaya, absence or removal of fear; security; safety; protection from fear or danger; giving safety; etc.) or Pali abhaya (ibid.). Cognate with Khmer អភ័យ (ʾɑphɨy, fearlessness; indulgence; forgiveness; to pardon; to forgive) and Lao ອະໄພ (’a phai, to forgive; to pardon; safety; security; pardon; forgiveness). Equivalent to (ɔɔ, no; not; without) +‎ ภัย (pai, fear; danger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicอภัย
ɒ bʰ ạ y
Phonemicอะ-ไพ
ɒ a – ai b
[bound form]
อะ-ไพ-ยะ-
ɒ a – ai b – y a –
RomanizationPaiboonà-paià-pai-yá-
Royal Institutea-phaia-phai-ya-
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔa˨˩.pʰaj˧//ʔa˨˩.pʰaj˧.ja˦˥./

Noun[edit]

อภัย (à-pai)

  1. absence of danger or fear; fearlessness; forgiveness.

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Verb[edit]

อภัย (à-pai) (abstract noun การอภัย)

  1. to forgive; to pardon.

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms