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เซ่น  senF 
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1.offerings to the spirits
2.[often used with ghosts and spirits] to make offerings or sacrifice to the spirits, to propritiate the spirits
3.[slang] to bribe (a person)

Royal Institute - 1982
เซ่น  /เซ่น/
[กริยา] เอาอาหารเป็นต้นไปไหว้หรือสังเวยผีหรือเจ้า.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเซ่น
IPAsên
Royal Thai General Systemsen

1.   [noun]
definition
offerings to the spirits

related wordsบวงสรวงbuaangM suaangRto make an offering to the spirits
บูชายัญ buuM chaaM yanMto offer as a sacrifice
สักการะบูชาsakL gaaM raH buuM chaaMto worship (with offerings); pay homage (with offerings)
สังเวยบูชาsangR weeuyM buuM chaaMto offer a sacrifice
exampleเครื่องเซ่นkhreuuangF senFfood offered to spirits of place; house; etc.
2.   [verb, transitive]
definition
[often used with ghosts and spirits] to make offerings or sacrifice to the spirits, to propritiate the spirits

examplesพิธีเซ่นผีปะกำphiH theeM senF pheeR bpaL gamM[กวย (Suay) language] [of สุรินทร์  (Surin Province)] an auspicious act or ceremony of worshipping a family's guardian spirit by the animistic กวย (Suay) people before, for example, getting married or looping the elephants. (See Notes for an additional Thai anecdote).
เซ่นไหว้senF waiFto make offerings to the spirits
3.   [verb, transitive, colloquial]
definition
[slang] to bribe (a person)


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