ประเสริฐ

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit प्रश्रेष्ठ (praśreṣṭha, literally very excellent); perhaps via Old Khmer praseṭṭha, prasœra, prasergga (excellent; magnificent; superb). Compare Modern Khmer ប្រសើរ (prɑsaə), Pali paseṭṭha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicประเสริฐ
p r a e s r i ʈʰ
Phonemicปฺระ-เสิด
p ̥ r a – e s i ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonbprà-sə̀ət
Royal Institutepra-soet
(standard) IPA(key)/pra˨˩.sɤːt̚˨˩/

Adjective[edit]

ประเสริฐ (bprà-sə̀ət) (abstract noun ความประเสริฐ)

  1. (elegant) best, excellent, magnificent, superb; precious; valuable.