เลขา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit लेखा (lekhā, line, streak; stroke, furrow, row, stripe; writing, drawing lines, delineation, painting; etc.) or Pali lekhā (streak, line; scratch; writing, inscription, letter; the art of writing or drawing). Cognate with Lao ເລຂາ (lē khā), Khmer លេខា (leikhaa). Related to เลข (lêek).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicเลขา
e l kʰ ā
Phonemicเล-ขา
e l – kʰ ā
RomanizationPaiboonlee-kǎa
Royal Institutele-kha
(standard) IPA(key)/leː˧.kʰaː˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

เลขา (lee-kǎa)

  1. writing; letter; script.
  2. (colloquial) Short for เลขานุการ (lee-kǎa-nú-gaan, secretary).

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