พรหม

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Thai[edit]

A Thai statue of the Hindu god Brahma, circa 1900
A statue of the god at Erawan Shrine, Bangkok

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ब्रह्म(brahma, Brahma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic พรหม
b r h m
Phonemic พฺรม
b ̥ r m
Paiboon prom
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰrom˧/
Homophones พรม

Noun[edit]

พรหม ‎(prom)

  1. (Hinduism) Brahma, one of the supreme gods, the creator of the universe, having four heads and four arms, often sitting on a lotus and riding on a swan.
  2. (Buddhism) Brahma, a kind of divine beings that dwell in the realm called พรหมโลก, divided into two sub-realms:
    1. รูปพรหม, for Brahmas that have form;
    2. อรูปพรหม, for formless Brahmas.