ลำปาง

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Thai[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicลำปาง
l å p ā ŋ
Phonemic
ลำ-ปาง
l å – p ā ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonlam-bpaang
Royal Institutelam-pang
(standard) IPA(key)/lam˧.paːŋ˧/(R)

Etymology 1[edit]

the reliquary

From corruption of ลัมภางค์ (lam-paang, literally body of Lampha; embodiment of Lampha), which a Buddhist legend says was the name that Gautama Buddha gave the place when he stayed in a forest called Lampha (ลัมพะ) or Lamphakari (ลัมพการี).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

ลำปาง (lam-bpaang)

  1. (พระธาตุ~) Lampang reliquary in present-day Lampang Province, Thailand.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From clipping of an old name, นครลำปาง (ná-kɔɔn-lam-bpaang, literally city of the Lampang reliquary), after a Buddhist reliquary in the city; first used in the order of the Ministry of Interior dated 19 May 1916.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

ลำปาง (lam-bpaang)

  1. (เมือง~) Lampang (a city in Thailand)
  2. (จังหวัด~) Lampang (a province of Thailand)
  3. (อำเภอเมือง~) Mueang Lampang (a district of Lampang Province, Thailand)
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏลำปาง (n.d.), “ประวัติศาสตร์เมืองลำปาง”, in มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏลำปาง[1], ลำปาง: มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏลำปาง, retrieved 2020-03-03