พระองค์

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From พระ (prá, prefix for gods, royal persons, and things relating to them, literally divine; excellent; precious; etc) +‎ องค์ (ong, being; body; form; etc); probably derived from Old Khmer braḥ ʼaṅga. Compare Modern Khmer ព្រះអង្គ (prĕəhʾngkɔɔ); Lao ພຣະອົງ (pha ra ’ong).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicพระองค์
b r a ɒ ŋ g ʻ
Phonemicพฺระ-อง
b ̥ r a – ɒ ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonprá-ong
Royal Institutephra-ong
(standard) IPA(key)/pʰra˦˥.ʔoŋ˧/

Classifier[edit]

พระองค์ (prá-ong)

  1. Classifier for gods, religious personages, high priests, royal persons.all nouns using this classifier

Noun[edit]

พระองค์ (prá-ong)

  1. (of a god, religious personage, high priest, or royal person) body.
  2. an honorific for or term of address to a god, religious personage, high priest, or royal person.

Pronoun[edit]

พระองค์ (prá-ong)

  1. a second or third person pronoun referring to a god, religious personage, high priest, or royal person.