อี

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See also: , อึ, and อ.

Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic อี
ɒ ī
Paiboon ii
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ʔiː˧/

Etymology 1[edit]

From English e.

Noun[edit]

อี ‎(ii)

  1. the transcription of the Roman letter e.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

อี ‎(ii)

  1. (title)
    1. (archaic) a title for a female commoner.
    2. (sometimes derogatory) a title for a female person.
    3. a title for a female person whose status is lower than the addresser.
    4. a title for a female person who is very younger than the addresser, expressing acquaintance or admiration.
    5. a title for a female animal.
  2. (prefix)
    1. a prefix used by way of emphasis.
    2. a prefix for certain traditional Thai games and postures in those games, as อีเข่า ‎(i khao), อีงุ้ม ‎(i ngum), อีตัก ‎(i tak), etc.

Pronoun[edit]

อี ‎(ii)

  1. used to indicate a person, thing, etc., as pointed out or present, mentioned before, supposed to be understood, or by way of emphasis.
    • เอาอีนี่ออกไปซิ
      Bring that out.