พระพุทธเจ้า

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From พระ (prá, honorific for a god, priest, royal person, etc, literally divine; excellent; holy; etc) +‎ พุทธ (pút, Buddha; Buddhism; etc, literally awakened; conscious; enlightened; learnt; understood; etc) +‎ เจ้า (jâao, chief, lord, master; honorific added after a name or title; etc). Compare Khmer ព្រះពុទ្ធចៅ (preăhpŭtthôchau); Lao ພະພຸດທະເຈົາ (pha phut tha chao).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic พระพุทธเจ้า
b r a b u d dʰ e t͡ɕ ˆ ā
Phonemic พฺระ-พุด-ทะ-จ้าว
b ̥ r a – b u ɗ – d a – t͡ɕ ˆ ā w
Paiboon prá-pút-tá-jâao
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /pʰra˦˥.pʰut̚˦˥.tʰa˦˥.t͡ɕaːw˥˩/

Noun[edit]

พระพุทธเจ้า (prá-pút-tá-jâao)

  1. (Buddhism) Buddha:
    1. any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama Buddha was the last.
    2. any person who has attained enlightenment.
  2. (Buddhism) Buddha image.
  3. king: male monarch.

Proper noun[edit]

พระพุทธเจ้า (prá-pút-tá-jâao)

  1. (Buddhism) Gautama Buddha.

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