เทียน

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer dyān, dyan (candle). Compare Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer den. Cognate with Modern Khmer ទៀន (tiən); Lao ທຽນ (thīan); Northern Thai ᨴ᩠ᨿᩁ (tian).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic เทียน
e d ī y n
Romanization Paiboon tiian
Royal Institute thian
(standard) IPA(key) /tʰia̯n˧/
Homophones

Noun[edit]

เทียน (tiian)

  1. (classifier เล่ม) candle.
  2. (slang) penis.
  3. (botany) touch-me-not: the plant, Impatiens balsamina L., of the family Balsaminaceae.

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