น้ำยา

ThaiEdit

 
the soup

EtymologyEdit

From น้ำ (náam, water; liquid; etc) +‎ ยา (yaa, drug; medicine; etc).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicน้ำยา
n ˆ å y ā
Phonemic
นั้ม-ยา
n ạ ˆ m – y ā
น้าม-ยา
n ˆ ā m – y ā
RomanizationPaiboonnám-yaanáam-yaa
Royal Institutenam-yanam-ya
(standard) IPA(key)/nam˦˥.jaː˧/(R)/naːm˦˥.jaː˧/(R)

NounEdit

น้ำยา (nám-yaa)

  1. a soup made of pounded fish, served with the noodle ขนมจีน (kà-nǒm-jiin).
  2. liquid containing chemical or medicinal substances or properties: potion, solution, elixir, etc.
  3. (slang) ability, capability, competency; talent, skill; effect, efficacy.
  4. (slang, often used of a man) sexual ability, sexual skill, sexual technique; capability to produce offspring.

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