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โสเภณี  so:hR phaehM neeM 
Royal Institute - 1982
โสภิณี; โสเภณี  /โส-พิ-นี; โส-เพ-นี/ {Pali: โสภิณี ว่า หญิงงาม; Sanskrit: โศภินี}
[นาม] หญิงค้าประเวณี. (ย่อมาจาก นครโสภิณี).

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiโส-เพ-นี
IPAsǒː pʰeː niː
Royal Thai General Systemsopheni


classifierคน khohnM[numerical classifier for a person or occupation]
synonymsกะหรี่ gaL reeL[extremely crude and derogatory slang] prostitute
ผู้หญิงขายบริการphuuF yingR khaaiR baawM riH gaanMprostitute
ผู้หญิงหากินphuuF yingR haaR ginMworking girl; prostitute
แพศยาphaaetF saL yaaRprostitute
เวศยา waehtF saL yaaRprostitute; harlot; whore
โส so:hR[colloquial slang] prostitute (shortened from of โสเภณี )
หญิงสำส่อนyingR samR saawnLprostitute; harlot; whore
อีตัวeeM dtuaaM[extremely crude and derogatory] a female prostitute
examplesโสเภณีชายso:hR phaehM neeM chaaiMmale prostitute
ซ่องโสเภณีsaawngF so:hR phaehM neeMbrothel
yingR so:hR phaehM neeM bpenM yingR theeF lo:hkF bpraL naamM waaF chuaaF chaaH saanR laayoM maiF naaF khohpH
"A prostitute is a woman whom the whole world looks down on as being evil and without redeeming value, and [thus] not worthy of social acceptance."
เรามักจะลืมไปว่า อาชีพที่เก่าแก่กว่าโสเภณีคือปล้นสะดม
raoM makH jaL leuumM bpaiM waaF aaM cheepF theeF gaoL gaaeL gwaaL so:hR phaehM neeM kheuuM bplohnF saL dohmM
"We often forget that the profession that is older than even prostitution is pilage and plundering."

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