ราช

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit राज (rāja, king; sovereign) or Pali rāja (king; sovereign); probably via Old Khmer rāja (king; sovereign). Compare Old Khmer rājja, rāca; Angkorian Old Khmer raja; Modern Khmer រាជ (riəc).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicราช
r ā d͡ʑ
Phonemicราด
r ā ɗ
[bound form]
ราด-ชะ-
r ā ɗ – d͡ʑ a –
RomanizationPaiboonrâatrâat-chá-
Royal Instituteratrat-cha-
(standard) IPA(key)/raːt̚˥˩//raːt̚˥˩.t͡ɕʰa˦˥./
Homophones

Noun[edit]

ราช (râat)

  1. king: male monarch or sovereign.
  2. chief, head, leader, or superior, especially male one.

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Adjective[edit]

ราช (râat)

  1. royal.

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