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NounEdit

ภาษา ‎(phasa)

  1. language

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali bhāsā, from Sanskrit भाषा(bhāṣā). Compare Bengali ভাষা(bhasha), Gujarati ભાષા(bhāṣā), Hindi भाषा(bhāṣā), Indonesian bahasa, Javanese basa, Kannada ಭಾಷೆ(bhāṣe), Khmer ភាសា(pʰiesaa), Khün ᨽᩣᩈᩣ, Lao ພາສາ(phā sā), Malay bahasa, Malayalam ഭാഷ(bhāṣa), Marathi भाषा(bhāṣā), Punjabi ਭਾਸ਼ਾ(bhāśā), Shan ၽႃႇသႃႇ, Telugu భాష(bhāṣa).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic ภาษา
bʰ ā ʂ ā
Phonemic พา-สา
b ā – s ā
Paiboon paa-sǎa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰäː˧.säː˩˩˦/
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NounEdit

ภาษา ‎(paa-sǎa)

  1. language (form of communication using words: spoken, gestured, or written)
    ภาษาไทย  ―  paa-sǎa-tai  ―  Thai language
    ภาษาอังกฤษ  ―  paa-sǎa-ang-grìt  ―  English language
    ภาษาพูด  ―  paa-sǎa-pûut  ―  spoken language
    ภาษามือ  ―  paa-sǎa-mʉʉ  ―  sign language
  2. language (computer language)
    ภาษาจาวา  ―  paa-sǎa jaa-waa  ―  Java language
    ภาษาซี  ―  paa-sǎa sii  ―  C language
  3. (archaic) a minority that speaks a certain language
  4. (figuratively) any matter, content, or story that is understood by the people discussing it

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