ฌาน

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Pali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Sanskrit ध्यान (dhyāna).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ฌาน

  1. (Buddhism) a state of collected, full-body awareness
  2. meditation

Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali झान (jhāna, a stage of meditation). Compare Sanskrit ध्यान (dhyāna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ฌาน
d͡ʑʰ ā n
Phonemic ชาน
d͡ʑ ā n
Paiboon chaan
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰaːn˧/
Homophones

Noun[edit]

ฌาน (chaan)

  1. dhyana, jhana