สอย

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสอย
s ɒ y
Phonemic
{Short}
สอย
s ɒ y
ส็อย
s ˘ ɒ y
RomanizationPaiboonsɔ̌ɔisɔ̌i
Royal Institutesoisoi
(standard) IPA(key)/sɔːj˩˩˦/(R)/sɔj˩˩˦/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Lao ສອຍ (sǭi), Northern Thai ᩈᩬ᩠ᨿ, ᦉᦾ (ṡoay), Shan သွႆ (sǒay).

VerbEdit

สอย (sɔ̌ɔi) (abstract noun การสอย)

  1. (of a fruit, flower, etc) to pick, collect, or take with a long stick or the like.
  2. (slang, especially from a position, office, or the like) to remove.
  3. (slang, especially of newly publicised goods) to take; to get; to acquire; to obtain.
  4. (figuratively) to reach, especially through distance or difficulty.
  5. (slang, especially of something far away) to hit; to attack.
  6. (slang) to punch; to jab.
  7. (slang) to pick up for a sexual purpose; to select as one's partner in a sexual activity.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

สอย (sɔ̌ɔi) (abstract noun การสอย)

  1. to stitch; to sew.

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

สอย (sɔ̌ɔi) (abstract noun การสอย)

  1. (now only in combination) to use; to utilise; to employ.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms