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Meaning of "nam pla" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NAM PLA

Thai.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NAM PLA

nam pla  [ˌnæm ˈplɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NAM PLA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nam pla is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NAM PLA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

nam pla

Fish sauce

Fish sauce is an amber-colored liquid extracted from the fermentation of fish with sea salt. It is used as a condiment in various cuisines. Fish sauce is a staple ingredient in numerous cultures in Southeast Asia and the coastal regions of East Asia, and featured heavily in Cambodian, the Philippines, Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese cuisine. In addition to being added to dishes during the cooking process, fish sauce is also used as a base for a dipping condiment, prepared in many different ways in each country, for fish, shrimp, pork, and chicken. In parts of southern China, it is used as an ingredient for soups and casseroles. Fish sauce, and its derivatives, impart an umami flavor to food due to their glutamate content.

Definition of nam pla in the English dictionary

The definition of nam pla in the dictionary is a fermented fish sauce with a strong aroma and a salty taste, often used in Thai cookery.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NAM PLA


Agartala
ˈʌɡətəˌlɑː
agila
ˈæɡɪˌlɑː
belah
ˈbiːlɑː
blah
blɑː
dobla
ˈdəʊblɑː
escolar
ˌɛskəˈlɑː
fa-la
fɑːˈlɑː
galah
ɡəˈlɑː
Hela
ˈhelɑː
hoopla
ˈhuːplɑː
Kevlar
ˈkɛvˌlɑː
la
lɑː
lah
lɑː
Lala
ˈlɑːlɑː
lar
lɑː
mylar
ˈmaɪlɑː
pela
ˈpeɪlɑː
Shangri-la
ˌʃæŋɡrɪˈlɑː
tra-la
ˌtrɑːˈlɑː
zilla
ˈzɪlɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NAM PLA

namable
Namaland
Naman
Namangan
Namaqua
Namaqualand
Namaquan
namas kar
namaste
namaycush
namby-pambies
namby-pamby
name
name and shame
name day
name names
name of the game

WORDS THAT END LIKE NAM PLA

ala
Angola
Anguilla
bola
Cela
cola
exempla
formula
gala
Guatemala
hexapla
Isabella
mala
octapla
pepla
Sulla
tetrapla
Venezuela
villa
whoopla

Synonyms and antonyms of nam pla in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nam pla» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NAM PLA

Find out the translation of nam pla to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nam pla from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nam pla» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

鱼露
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nam pla
570 millions of speakers

English

nam pla
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वियतनाम पीएलए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نام جيش التحرير الشعبى الصينى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Нам пла
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nam pla
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাম পিএলএ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nam pla
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nam pla
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nam pla
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナンプラー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

남 괞 찮아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nam pla
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nam pla
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆம் ப்ளா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाव पीएलए
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nam pla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nam pla
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nam pla
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нам пла
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nam pla
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nam pla
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Nam pla
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nam pla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nam pla
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nam pla

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NAM PLA»

The term «nam pla» is normally little used and occupies the 122.657 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NAM PLA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nam pla» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nam pla» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nam pla

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NAM PLA»

Discover the use of nam pla in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nam pla and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Industrialization of Indigenous Fermented Foods, Revised and ...
The total amino acids of nam pla is much the same quantity as in fish tissue, as shown in Table 10. However, Saisithi (59) pointed out that taurine, a nonprotein component found in nam pla but not in fish flesh could be derived from cysteine ...
Keith Steinkraus, 2004
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Fish Fermentation Technology
Nam-pla-Best quality nam-pla is made from anchovies (Stolephorus sp. ) , which consumers believe have a typical flavor that is much better than that of nam-pla made from other kinds of fish (e.g. sardines, lizard fish, mackerel) . At present ...
Keith H. Steinkraus, P. J. Alan Reilly, 1993
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Beans: More Than 200 Delicious, Wholesome Recipes from ...
Serves 2 (or 4 as an appetizer) '/i pound dried rice stick noodles 2 tablespoons nam pla (Thai fish sauce) 1 teaspoon Thai sriracha sauce, or 1 tablespoon chili sauce 4 teaspoons sugar 4 tablespoons soybean oil 2 tablespoons coarsely ...
Aliza Green, 2004
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Utilization of Tropical Foods: Animal products
PRODUCTlON OF FlSH SAUCES Preparation of nuoc-mam and nam-pla The preparation of nuoc-mam in Vietnam is typical of traditional fish sauce production. Small une viscerated sea fish are mixed with salt in the ratio of six parts of fish to  ...
J. F. Redhead, M. Boelen, 1990
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Seductions of Rice
nam pla prik Makes just over 1 cup hot sauce YOU MIGHT SAY THAT WE ARE ADDICTED TO NAM PLA PRIK. WE DON'T NEED to have it on the table at every meal (though it does end up there most of the time), but it does at least have to be  ...
Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid, 2003
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Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: A Backyard Garden-to-Table ...
Interesting Thai Ingredients Nam pla, or Thai fish sauce, is made from fermented anchovies. It sounds gross, and the smell is akin to a fish emulsion for the garden , but Thai food simply wouldn't taste right without it. Straight, it tastes like salty, ...
Jeanne Kelley, 2013
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Surviving Thai Cuisine: A Guide to the 37 Most Weird Foods ...
It's Everywhere Weird Rating: Maximum Nam Pla (“Fish Water”) – it is, literally, a liquid extracted, very slowly, from fish - is one Thai oddity that it is impossible to avoid. You will find it everywhere there is food, sitting up proudly both in the ...
Terence Doyle, 2013
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Simply Delicious: 245 No-Fuss Recipes--All 8 POINTS Or Less
pineapple pork fried rice -r 8POINTS PER SERVING | MAKES 4 SERVINGS This one-dish meal is flavored with typical Thai seasonings, including garlic, ginger, cilantro, chile pepper, and nam pla (fish sauce). If you can't find fish sauce, ...
Weight Watchers, 2003
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Wine and Dine 1-2-3: A Guide to the Preparation of Great ...
Stir for 1-2 minutes being careful not to burn. Add the shrimp, and stir fry about 45 seconds until just done. Add the sugar, soy sauce, nam pla and vinegar and then stir fry an additional 20 seconds. Serve. ***Osborne Medium Dry Sherry VIET ...
Nicholas Coletto, Joseph Coletto, Joseph Kudla, 2011
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The Kitchen Grimoire: By Celeste Rayne Heldstab
THAI BEEF SALAD TOO (Yam Neua) l-l/2 Ib. beef tenderloin at room 1 small red onion, thin sliced temperature 3 garlic cloves, crushed 'A c. fresh lime juice 1 small cucumber 'A c. fresh coriander chopped 2 T. nam pla 1 head leaf lettuce fresh ...
Celeste Heldstab, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NAM PLA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nam pla is used in the context of the following news items.
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Green curry chicken dances on the tongue
The recipe calls for green curry paste, which is available in most supermarkets, as well as fish sauce (nam pla), which is available in Asian food ... «Waterloo Record, Jul 15»
2
This New Southeast Asian Restaurant Is Sure to Generate Buzz
... Thai basil, green curry of heritage goat with apple eggplant and pickled mustard seeds, and roasted half chicken with tamarind prik nam pla. «Bedford + Bowery, Jul 15»
3
Lu Varley: Thai beef salad
... and many many more, but today we have gone east with a 'Spicy Thai Beef Salad' the most important ingredient in this recipe in 'Nam Pla'. «Bury Times, Jul 15»
4
Spicy Basil Eggplant
Note: Fish sauce, also called nam pla, is available in the Asian section of any well-stocked grocery, usually near the soy sauce. «Lincoln Journal Star, Jul 15»
5
Classic Thai for home chefs
2 teaspoons fish sauce (nam pla). 2 kaffir lime leaves, cut into thin strips (optional). 1 tablespoon palm or brown sugar. Thai or Italian basil ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
6
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Basics
The central ingredient of fish sauce, or nam pla, is small fish from the anchovy family. A lesser-known variation of this, tai pla, is made using the ... «The Daily Meal, Jun 15»
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Working the wok: owner David Thompson. Photo: Nigel Harper
More chilli – pickled, dried and in nam pla – is on hand, along with the ubiquitous white sugar, for adding to a thoroughly delicious, eggy pad ... «Good Food, Jun 15»
8
From The Journal Recipe Vault, 1992: Grilled Shrimp and Chicken …
Combine Nam Pla, lime juice, sugar, garlic and chopped chilies to taste. You may remove seeds of chile to make it milder. Just before serving ... «The Providence Journal, Jun 15»
9
Recipe: Thai fish cakes with cucumber pickle
1-2 tbsp Thai fish sauce (nam pla) • 1 tsp sugar • a pinch of salt • oil, for deep-frying • deep-fried Thai sweet basil leaves, to garnish (optional). «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
10
Meatless Monday: Spicy Eggplant at Vieng Thai
... garlic and fragrant basil and striking nam pla momentarily transporting you to a place where Houston and Thailand occupy the same territory, ... «Houstonia Magazine, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nam pla [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nam-pla>. Feb 2020 ».
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