ดึกดำบรรพ์

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Thai[edit]

Samudra manthan, Indian art, 1860–70 CE

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Khmer ទឹក (tɨk, water) + ត្របាញ់ (trɑbañ, to turn; to roll).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicดึกดำบรรพ์
ɗ ụ k ɗ å ɓ r r b ʻ
Phonemicดึก-ดำ-บัน
ɗ ụ k – ɗ å – ɓ ạ n
RomanizationPaiboondʉ̀k-dam-ban
Royal Instituteduek-dam-ban
(standard) IPA(key)/dɯk̚˨˩.dam˧.ban˧/

Proper noun[edit]

ดึกดำบรรพ์ (dʉ̀k-dam-ban)

  1. (archaic, Hinduism, mythology) Samudra manthan: the event in which the Milky Ocean was churned in order to produce nectar.

Noun[edit]

ดึกดำบรรพ์ (dʉ̀k-dam-ban)

  1. (archaic) dramatic performance depicting the Samudra manthan event, being part of the royal rite อินทราภิเษก.
  2. (archaic) a type of dramatic performance adapted from the Western opera, initiated in 2442 BE (1899/1900 CE).

Adjective[edit]

ดึกดำบรรพ์ (dʉ̀k-dam-ban) (abstract noun ความดึกดำบรรพ์)

  1. ancient; archaic; antiquated; very long; very old; long past; age-old.