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ลีลา  leeM laaM
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1.grace; dignity; entertainments; amusements; games; attitudes; gestures; style; rhythm; cadence
2.[euphemism for one's—usually male's—sexual performances or techniques] walk or move gracefully evade (a question)

Royal Institute - 1982
ลีลา; ลีลาศ ๑  /ลี-ลา; ลี-ลาด/ {Pali/Sanskrit: ลีลา}
[นาม] ท่าทาง, ท่าทางอันงาม, การเยื้องกราย.
[นาม] การเลือกสรรฉันท์หรือแบบประพันธ์ให้เหมาะแก่ข้อความของเรื่อง.
[กริยา] เยื้องกราย.
[กริยา] เดินนวยนาด.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiลี-ลา
IPAliː laː
Royal Thai General Systemlila

1.   [noun, formal]
grace; dignity; entertainments; amusements; games; attitudes; gestures; style; rhythm; cadence

synonymsท่วงทีthuaangF theeMattitude; manner; bearing; poise
ท่าทางthaaF thaangMstyle; posture; gesture; action
มาดmaatFdemeanor; style; presence
อิริยาบถiL riH yaaM bohtLmanner; deportment; bodily movement
phuuF dtaengL saL nuuhrR naaeoM khitH dooyM chaiH gohnM gaanM bpraL phanM theeF yaaepF yohnM saawtL khlaawngH gapL neuuaH haaR meeM leeM laaM chaL phawH dtuaaM
"Person who write a proposals or ideas using clever language which matches the substance of the idea, [are considered] to have individualistic styles."
leeM laaM gaanM khuaapF khoomM phlaehngM khaawngR waatF thaH yaH gaawnM thanF neeH thuukL jaiM phohmR maakF
"I very much appreciate this conductor’s style of conducting music."
nakH phuutF gengL meeM leeM laaM gaanM phuutF theeF meeM luukF lenF thamM haiF khohnM fangM cheuunF chaawpF
"Good speakers have a cadence in heir speech which employs artifice and tact to impress their listeners."
โคโยตี้คือผู้หญิงที่เต้นประกอบเพลงด้วยลีลาเย้ายวน มักเต้นในสถานเริงรมย์
kho:hM yo:hM dteeF kheuuM phuuF yingR theeF dtenF bpraL gaawpL phlaehngM duayF leeM laaM yaaoH yuaanM makH dtenF naiM saL thaanR reerngM rohmM
"A ‘coyote’ is a woman who dances to music in a sexually provocative manner, often in an entertainment venue."
2.   [noun, colloquial]
[euphemism for one's—usually male's—sexual performances or techniques]

faaenM chanR khaoR leeM laaM deeM bpenM theeF neungL
"My boyfriend is an ace in bed!"
3.   [verb, intransitive, formal, poetic]
to walk or move gracefully

exampleปางลีลาbpaangM leeM laaMa Buddha image in the walking posture
4.   [verb, figurative, colloquial]
to evade (a question)

บอกความจริงมาซะดี ๆ อย่ามัวทำลีลาท่ามาก
baawkL khwaamM jingM maaM saH deeM deeM yaaL muaaM thamM leeM laaM thaaF maakF
"Tell me the truth! Don't ever try to evade it!" — "Cut the crap! Just tell me the truth!"
5.   [noun]

synonymท่วงทำนองนุ่มนวลthuaangF thamM naawngM noomF nuaanMgentle harmonies; soft melodies

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