nam pla

[ nahm-plah ]
/ ˈnɑm ˈplɑ /

noun

a fish sauce used in Thai cookery.

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British Dictionary definitions for nam pla

nam pla
/ (ˌnæm ˈplɑː) /

noun

a fermented fish sauce with a strong aroma and a salty taste, often used in Thai cookery

Word Origin for nam pla

Thai
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