เส้น

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *selᶜ (classifier for long, thin objects), from Middle Chinese (MC siᴇnH, “thread”). Cognate with Lao ເສັ້ນ (sen), Shan သဵၼ်ႈ (sen3).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic เส้น
e s ˆ n
Phonemic
{Unorthographical; Short}
เซ็่น
e z ˘ ˋ n
Paiboon sên
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /sen˥˩/
Homophones เซ่น

Noun[edit]

เส้น (sên)

  1. line.
  2. anything that is long and thin: hair, rope, string, thread, etc.
  3. a traditional unit of length, equal to 2 metres.
  4. (slang) connections: associates, relations, acquaintances, etc, especially representing or having some influence or power.

Derived terms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

เส้น (sên)

  1. Classifier for long, thin things, such as hair, rope, string, thread, noodle, road, etc.