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NounEdit

อุปมา f

  1. Thai script form of upamā

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali upamā (likeness; simile; parable; example); cognate with Khmer ឧបមា (’ŏbâméa), Lao ອຸປະມາ (’u pa mā), Burmese ဥပမာ (u.pa.ma). Also compare อุปไมย (ùp-bpà-mai).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicอุปมา
ɒ u p m ā
Phonemicอุบ-ปะ-มา
ɒ u ɓ – p a – m ā
RomanizationPaiboonùp-bpà-maa
Royal Instituteup-pa-ma
(standard) IPA(key)/ʔup̚˨˩.pa˨˩.maː˧/

NounEdit

อุปมา (ùp-bpà-maa)

  1. simile; metaphor.

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