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เสี่ย  siiaL
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1.[แต้จิ๋ว  dialect] rich man's son
2.[แต้จิ๋ว  dialect] [a pronoun commonly used to describe a] rich person [see Notes for connotation]

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเสี่ย
IPAsìːa
Royal Thai General Systemsia

1.   [noun, colloquial, loanword, Chinese]
definition
[แต้จิ๋ว  dialect] rich man's son

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related wordเจ้าสัวjaoF suaaR[แต้จิ๋ว  dialect] wealthy business owner
sample
sentences
โจรกรุงเก่าลงมืออุกอาจ ควงปืน เอ็ม- ปล้นฆ่าเสี่ยเขียงหมูพร้อมเมียกลางตลาด
jo:hnM groongM gaoL lohngM meuuM ookL aatL khuaangM bpeuunM emM neungL hohkL bplohnF khaaF siiaL khiiangR muuR phraawmH miiaM glaangM dtaL laatL
"Bandits in the old city brazenly swinging M-16 rifles, robbed and killed a butcher and his wife in the middle of the market."
หล่อนเคยเป็นนางบำเรอให้กับเสี่ยใหญ่มาก่อน
laawnL kheeuyM bpenM naangM bamM ruuhrM haiF gapL siiaL yaiL maaM gaawnL
"She used to be a mistress of some big rich guy."
2.   [pronoun, colloquial, loanword, Chinese]
definition
[แต้จิ๋ว  dialect] [a pronoun commonly used to describe a] rich person [see Notes for connotation]

notesเสี่ย is perceived as an opulent, philandering, middle-aged male who frequents nightclubs, cafés and escort businesses. เสี่ย could be Thai-Chinese, Chinese or Thai.
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