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EtymologyEdit

From Pali vijjā (knowledge; science), from Sanskrit विद्या (vidyā, learning; knowledge; wisdom). Cognate with Lao ວິຊາ (wi sā), Khmer វិជ្ជា (vɨcciə), Burmese ဝိဇ္ဇာ (wijja). Related to วิทยา (wít-tá-yaa).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicวิชา
w i d͡ʑ ā
Phonemicวิ-ชา
w i – d͡ʑ ā
RomanizationPaiboonwí-chaa
Royal Institutewi-cha
(standard) IPA(key)/wi˦˥.t͡ɕʰaː˧/

NounEdit

วิชา (wí-chaa)

  1. subject (of study).
  2. knowledge.