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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit स्वर्ग (svarga). Compare Pali sagga. Cognate with Lao ສະຫວັນ (sa wan), ᦉᦛᧃ (ṡv̇an).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสวรรค์
s w r r g ʻ
Phonemicสะ-หฺวัน
s a – h ̥ w ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonsà-wǎn
Royal Institutesa-wan
(standard) IPA(key)/sa˨˩.wan˩˩˦/

NounEdit

สวรรค์ (sà-wǎn)

  1. sky; heaven; abode of gods.
    เสียงประชาคือเสียงสวรรค์
    sǐiang bprà-chaa kʉʉ sǐiang sà-wǎn
    The voice of the people is the voice of heaven.
  2. paradise; place or state of supreme happiness.
  3. a dish of pieces of meat that are soaked in a potion containing coriander seeds, cumin, minced garlic, salt, soy sauce, sugar, and others, and are sun-dried before being fried.

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