What is ษ?

ษ is a Thai letter, specifically a consonant. It is a letter of the Thai alphabet.

Letter Name

Use this name when spelling:
Meaning of name:
hermit

ษ at the beginning of a syllable

Consonants at the beginning of a syllable are called "starting consonants".
Sound:
[s]
Consonant class:
high

ษ at the end of a syllable

Consonants at the end of a syllable are called "ending consonants".
Sound:
[d]
Consonant ending:
dead

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How is ษ pronounced?

ษ is pronounced [s] at the beginning of a syllable and [d] at the end of a syllable.

What is the name of ษ?

The Thai name of ษ is ษฤๅษี, pronounced [saw reu see (r m r)].
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