พระพุทธเจ้า

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From พระ ‎(prá, an honorific for religious personages, royal persons, etc., literally best; excellent; godly; etc.) +‎ พุทธ ‎(pút, Buddha; Buddhism; etc., literally awakened one; awakening; enlightened one; enlightening; etc.) +‎ เจ้า ‎(jâao, chief; lord; master; etc.); literally "His Holiness the Awakened One, the Lord".

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) /pʰrä(ʔ)˦˥.pʰut̚˦˥.tʰä(ʔ)˦˥.t͡ɕäːw˥˩/

Proper noun[edit]

พระพุทธเจ้า ‎(prá-pút-tá-jâao)

  1. (Buddhism) Gautama Buddha.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

พระพุทธเจ้า ‎(prá-pút-tá-jâao)

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