ฉัตร

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Thai[edit]

A white chàt is attached to the throne at the front. The throne at the back is flanked by two golden chàt
A white chàt hangs over a Buddha image at Wat Pho

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit छत्र (chatra, parasol); perhaps via Angkorian Old Khmer chatra, chattra° (canopy; parasol; sunshade). Cognate with Modern Khmer ឆត្រ (chɑt); Lao ສັດ (sat). Compare Pali chatta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicฉัตร
t͡ɕʰ ạ t r
Phonemicฉัด
t͡ɕʰ ạ ɗ
[bound form]
ฉัด-
t͡ɕʰ ạ ɗ –
[bound form]
ฉัด-ตฺระ-
t͡ɕʰ ạ ɗ – t ̥ r a –
RomanizationPaiboonchàtchàt-chàt-dtrà-
Royal Institutechatchat-chat-tra-
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰat̚˨˩//t͡ɕʰat̚˨˩.//t͡ɕʰat̚˨˩.tra˨˩./
Homophonesฉัด

Noun[edit]

ฉัตร (chàt)

  1. multitiered umbrella traditionally used by royal persons, signifying royal status.
  2. (figuratively) royal office, authority, or dignity: kingship, queenship, princeship, royalty, etc.

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