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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit विद्या(vidyā, learning; knowledge; wisdom). Cognate with Khmer វិទ្យា(vĭtyéa), Lao ວິທະຍາ(wi tha nyā). Related to วิชา(wí-chaa).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic วิทยา
w i d y ā
Phonemic
{Reduplication}
วิด-ทะ-ยา
w i ɗ – d a – y ā
Paiboon wít-tá-yaa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /wit̚˦˥.tʰä(ʔ)˦˥.jäː˧/

NounEdit

วิทยา ‎(wít-tá-yaa)

  1. science; knowledge; learning; philosophy; -logy.

Derived termsEdit