จันทร์

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candra, shining; the shining one (referring to the moon)). Cognate with Old Khmer candra, can, °cann; Modern Khmer ចន្ទ្រ (cɑntrɔɔ), Lao ຈັນ (chan), ᦶᦈᧃ (ṫsaen), Shan ၸၼ်ႇတႃႇ (tsàn tàa). Compare Pali canda, from which Thai จันท์ is derived.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicจันทร์
t͡ɕ ạ n d r ʻ
Phonemicจัน
t͡ɕ ạ n
RomanizationPaiboonjan
Royal Institutechan
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕan˧/(R)
Homophones

Proper noun[edit]

  1. (Hinduism) (พระ~) Candra, the moon god.
  2. (Hindu astrology) (พระ~) Candra, the second star of the nine influential stars, navagraha.

Noun[edit]

จันทร์ (jan)

  1. (ดวง~, พระ~) moon.
  2. (พระ~) any lunar deity.
  3. (วัน~) Monday. Abbreviation: จ. (jɔɔ.)

Synonyms[edit]

moon
Monday

See also[edit]