มหา

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali mahā (grand; great); perhaps via Old Khmer mahā°, mhā° (grand; great). Compare Modern Khmer មហា (môha).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic มหา
m h ā
Phonemic มะ-หา
m a – h ā
ม̄ะ-หา
m a – h ā
Paiboon má-hǎa ma-hǎa
(standard) IPA(key) /ma˦˥.haː˩˩˦/ /ma˧.haː˩˩˦/

Adjective[edit]

มหา (má-hǎa)

  1. grand; great.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

มหา (má-hǎa)

  1. (Buddhism) the ecclesiastical title given to a priest who has passed the third level of the examination เปรียญธรรม.