ศรี

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicศรี
ɕ r ī
Phonemic
สี
s ī
RomanizationPaiboonsǐi
Royal Institutesi
(standard) IPA(key)/siː˩˩˦/(R)
Homophonesสี
สีห์

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit श्री (śrī, wealth; goddess of wealth, that is, Lakṣmī); possibly via Old Khmer śrī, śri, śrīya, srī, srīya, sri, sriya, siri, , si, sīya, siya, se (beauty, splendor, radiance, glory, majesty, etc; also used as an honorific headword). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្រី (srəy).

Compare Pali siri (idem), from which Thai สิริ (sì-rì) was derived.

NounEdit

ศรี (sǐi)

  1. (elegant) glory; honour; splendor; prosperity; thriving; flourishment.
  2. (elegant) beauty; grace.
  3. (elegant) used as an honorific headword or title.
  4. (elegant) bodhi tree.

Proper nounEdit

ศรี (sǐi)

  1. (Hinduism) (พระ~) Lakṣmī, goddess of wealth.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Khmer srī, srīya, sriya, śrī, śri, śrīya (woman). Cognate with Modern Khmer ស្រី (srəy).

NounEdit

ศรี (sǐi)

  1. (elegant) woman.

ClassifierEdit

ศรี (sǐi)

  1. (poetic) Classifier for persons.

Etymology 3Edit

From Malay sirih (betel; betel leaf).

NounEdit

ศรี (sǐi)

  1. (elegant, somewhat archaic) betel.
  2. (royal) (พระ~) paan.