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NounEdit

ภาษา (phasa)

  1. language

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali bhāsā, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā). Compare Khmer ភាសា (pʰiesaa), Khün ᨽᩣᩈᩣ, Lao ພາສາ (phā sā), Malay bahasa, Shan ၽႃႇသႃႇ (phaa2 saa2).

PronunciationEdit

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