เสวย

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Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer svoya, svoyya, soya, or Angkorian Old Khmer svey (to enjoy; to partake; to experience; to suffer; etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្វោយ (svaoy), សោយ (saoy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicเสวย
e s w y
Phonemicสะ-เหฺวย
s a – e h ̥ w y
RomanizationPaiboonsà-wə̌əi
Royal Institutesa-woei
(standard) IPA(key)/sa˨˩.wɤːj˩˩˦/

Verb[edit]

เสวย (sà-wə̌əi) (abstract noun การเสวย)

  1. (used of gods and royals) to consume; to eat; to take; to drink.
  2. (used of gods and royals) to own; possess; to come into possession.
  3. (elegant, literary, poetic) to experience; to undergo.
  4. (elegant, literary, poetic) to enjoy; to receive pleasure or benefit (from).