ลักเพศ

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ลัก (lák, to steal; to do in private or in secret) +‎ เพศ (pêet, gender, sex; position, status; appearance, look); perhaps calque of Pali theyyasaṃvāsa.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicลักเพศ
l ạ k e b ɕ
Phonemicลัก-กะ-เพด
l ạ k – k a – e b ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonlák-gà-pêet
Royal Institutelak-ka-phet
(standard) IPA(key)/lak̚˦˥.ka˨˩.pʰeːt̚˥˩/

NounEdit

ลักเพศ (lák-gà-pêet)

  1. (religion) priest who has been removed from priesthood but still dresses or acts as a priest.
  2. (religion) one who ordains him or herself as a priest; one who assumes priesthood him or herself.
  3. (sometimes offensive, especially when used regarding LGBT) one who assumes the dress or manner that is different from what typical of his or her sex, status, position, profession, etc, as cross-dresser, transvestite, etc.

VerbEdit

ลักเพศ (lák-gà-pêet) (abstract noun การลักเพศ or ความลักเพศ)

  1. (sometimes offensive, especially when used regarding LGBT) to assume the dress or manner that is different from what typical of one's sex, status, position, profession, etc, such as a priest dressing or acting as a layperson, a man dressing or acting as a woman, etc.