ดุสิต

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Thai[edit]

Gautama Buddha preaching in Tusita heaven, Indian relief, 2nd century
Dusit Palace plaza, Bangkok
Dusit Maha Prasat Hall, Grand Palace, Bangkok

Alternative forms[edit]

Alternative forms

Etymology[edit]

From Pali tusita (literally contented; gratified; joyed; pleased; satisfied); perhaps via Old Khmer tusita, tussidda. Cognate with Modern Khmer តុសិត (tosət). Compare Sanskrit तुषित (tuṣita), from which Thai ดุษิต was derived.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicดุสิต
ɗ u s i t
Phonemicดุ-สิด
ɗ u – s i ɗ
[bound form]
ดุ-สิด-ตะ-
ɗ u – s i ɗ – t a –
[bound form]
ดุ-สิ-ตะ-
ɗ u – s i – t a –
RomanizationPaiboondù-sìtdù-sìt-dtà-dù-sì-dtà-
Royal Institutedu-sitdu-sit-ta-du-si-ta-
(standard) IPA(key)/du˨˩.sit̚˨˩//du˨˩.sit̚˨˩.ta˨˩.//du˨˩.si˨˩.ta˨˩./
Homophonesดุษิต

Noun[edit]

ดุสิต (dù-sìt)

  1. (Buddhist cosmology) Tusita, the fourth of the six spheres of heaven, ruled by สันดุสิต.
  2. (Buddhist cosmology) a class of divine beings that live in this sphere.

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

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Proper noun[edit]

ดุสิต (dù-sìt)

  1. (เขต~) Dusit District, a district of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.
  2. (พระราชวัง~) Dusit Palace, a compound of royal residences in Bangkok, Thailand.
  3. (พระที่นั่ง~) Dusit Maha Prasat Hall, a throne hall within the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand.