แพศยา

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वेश्या (veśyā, prostitute); possibly via Khmer ពេស្យា (pésya, prostitute).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic แพศยา
æ b ɕ y ā
Phonemic แพด-สะ-หฺยา
æ b ɗ – s a – h ̥ y ā
Paiboon pɛ̂ɛt-sà-yǎa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰɛːt̚˥˩.sa˨˩.jaː˩˩˦/

Noun[edit]

แพศยา (pɛ̂ɛt-sà-yǎa)

  1. (now derogatory and offensive) prostitute.
  2. (derogatory and offensive) immoral, promiscuous, or shameless woman.

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