กษัตรี

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit क्षत्री (kṣatrī), feminine form of क्षत्र (kṣatra, kṣatriya: member of the warrior caste, the caste itself); perhaps via Old Khmer ខ្សត្រី (khsatrī, female of the kṣatriya or warrior caste: queen, princess, etc). Cognate with Modern Khmer ក្សត្រី (ksɑtrii).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicกษัตรี
k ʂ ạ t r ī
Phonemic
กะ-สัด-ตฺรี
k a – s ạ ɗ – t ̥ r ī
RomanizationPaiboongà-sàt-dtrii
Royal Instituteka-sat-tri
(standard) IPA(key)/ka˨˩.sat̚˨˩.triː˧/(R)
Homophonesกษัตรีย์

NounEdit

กษัตรี (gà-sàt-dtrii)

  1. (elegant, literary, poetic) woman in authority, royal woman, or noblewoman: queen, empress, princess, mistress, etc.
  2. (elegant, archaic, literary, poetic) any woman.