ศักราช

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शाकराज (śākarāja, literally Scythian king), referring to King Śālivāhana, after whom the Śaka era is thought to have been named; probably via Old Khmer śakarāja (era; year); equivalent to Thai ศัก (sàk) +‎ ราช (râat). Cognate with Modern Khmer សករាជ (sɑkriəc); Burmese သက္ကရာဇ် (sakka.raj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicศักราช
ɕ ạ k r ā d͡ʑ
Phonemicสัก-กะ-หฺราด
s ạ k – k a – h ̥ r ā ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonsàk-gà-ràat
Royal Institutesak-ka-rat
(standard) IPA(key)/sak̚˨˩.ka˨˩.raːt̚˨˩/

Noun[edit]

ศักราช (sàk-gà-ràat)

  1. era.
  2. year.

Synonyms[edit]

era

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms