Nitipong Pichetpan

Nitipong Pichetpan
The University of Sydney · Department of Linguistics

Master of Arts


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Nitipong Pichetpan started his lectureship at the Department of Thai and Eastern Languages and Cultures, Thammasat University in Jan 2012. He spent his time in 2016-2021 at the Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney doing his PhD research in lexical semantics of MSEA's languages. He travelled to Cambodia in 2017 for his fieldwork in Battambang with which he found himself falling in love. He is interested in linguistic typology and teaching Thai and Khmer as foreign languages.


Publications (2)
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Translation of perceptual soundscape attributes from one language to another remains a challenging task that requires a high degree of fidelity in both psychoacoustic and psycholinguistic senses across the target population. Due to the inherently subjective nature of human perception, translating soundscape attributes using only small focus group d...
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This article provides a comprehensive analysis of the little-known “bare classifier phrase” construction in Modern Standard Thai. It describes the syntax, semantics and discourse functions of Thai bare classifier phrases, and further proposes a diachronic account of their origin in reduction of post-posed numeral ‘one’. Following this synchronic an...