Thai edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *siəᴬ¹ (to lose (something)). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈ᩠ᨿᩮ, Khün ᩈ᩠ᨿᩮ, Lao ເສຍ (sīa), ᦵᦉ (ṡe), Shan သေ (sěe), Tai Nüa ᥔᥥᥴ (), Phake ꩬေ (se), Ahom *𑜏𑜦𑜧 (*sē).

Pronunciation edit

e s ī y
Royal Institutesia
(standard) IPA(key)/sia̯˩˩˦/(R)

Verb edit

เสีย (sǐia) (abstract noun การเสีย or ความเสีย)

  1. to degenerate; to deteriorate; to worsen; to decay.
  2. (humble, informal) to die.
  3. to lose; to be deprived of; to have no more.
  4. to suffer damage, injury, or ruin.
  5. to be out of order; to stop functioning.
  6. to be invalid, void, or null.
  7. to be in bad condition.
  8. to pay; to disburse; to spend.
  9. (archaic) to offer: to present as an act of worship or devotion.[1]
  10. to waste.

Derived terms edit

Particle edit

เสีย (sǐia)

  1. used at the end of a verb or adverb for emphasising or for indicating an imperative or hortative.

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ ล้อม เพ็งแก้ว (1991), “ตุ๊กตา 'เสียกบาล' หรือ 'เสียกระบาน' แบบไหนที่ใช้เซ่นผี”, in ศิลปวัฒนธรรม[1], Bangkok: มติชน, published 2019-08-05, retrieved 2020-01-22