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EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic, from the animal's cry. Compare Lao ແບ້ (), ᦶᦢᧉ (ḃae2), Shan ပႄႉ (pâ̰ae).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicแพะ
æ b a
RomanizationPaiboonpɛ́
Royal Institutephae
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰɛʔ˦˥/

NounEdit

แพะ (pɛ́) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (zoology) goat.
  2. (slang, shortened from แพะรับบาป (pɛ́-ráp-bàap)) scapegoat.
  3. (เนื้อ~) goatmeat; chevon.