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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
บูชายัญbuuM 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

exampleพิธีเซ่นผีปะกำphiH 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).
3.   [verb, transitive, colloquial]
definition
[slang] to bribe (a person)


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