เจว็ด

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Thai[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicเจว็ด
e t͡ɕ w ˘ ɗ
Phonemicจะ-เหฺว็ด
t͡ɕ a – e h ̥ w ˘ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonjà-wèt
Royal Institutecha-wet
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕa˨˩.wet̚˨˩/

Noun[edit]

เจว็ด (jà-wèt)

  1. board, with the shape like ใบเสมา, on which with a picture of a god is painted, carved, engraved, etc, used for worship.
  2. (figuratively, somewhat archaic, often derogatory) person in an influential position who, however, is without real influence or authority; person holding power or authority nominally.
  3. (Islam, derogatory) Baal: false deity or idol; someone or something invoked or worshipped.

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