นั่งเทียน

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EtymologyEdit

From นั่ง (nâng, to sit) +‎ เทียน (tiian, candle); literally "to sit [with/on] candle(s)".

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicนั่งเทียน
n ạ ˋ ŋ e d ī y n
Phonemic
นั่ง-เทียน
n ạ ˋ ŋ – e d ī y n
RomanizationPaiboonnâng-tiian
Royal Institutenang-thian
(standard) IPA(key)/naŋ˥˩.tʰia̯n˧/(R)

VerbEdit

นั่งเทียน (nâng-tiian) (abstract noun การนั่งเทียน)

  1. to perform a divination by sitting in front of a bowl of water and interpreting drops of melted candles that fall onto the water.
  2. (slang, derogatory, used of information, data, news, etc) to assume; to groundlessly assert or claim; to forge, to invent, to make up.
  3. (slang) to perform a sexual activity through a position in which a person sits on top of another person's penis or on top of a dildo or the like.