อภิบาล

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pali abhipāleti (protect), from abhi (against, to, towards, over) + pāleti (protect, guard, watch, keep), from Sanskrit अभि (abhi, to, towards, against, over) + पाल् (pāl, to watch, guard, protect).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic อภิบาล
ɒ bʰ i ɓ ā l
Phonemic อะ-พิ-บาน
ɒ a – b i – ɓ ā n
Paiboon à-pí-baan
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ʔa˨˩.pʰi˦˥.baːn˧/

Verb[edit]

อภิบาล (à-pí-baan) (abstract noun การอภิบาล)

  1. to guard; to take care of; to protect; to look after.