ဘုရား

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Burmese[edit]

ဘုရား

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Sanskrit वर पूजार्ह (vara pūjārha, venerable enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: ဖု'ရား
  • IPA(key): /pʰəjá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: bhu.ra: • ALA-LC: bhurā″ • BGN/PCGN: hpăya: • Okell: hpăyà

Noun[edit]

ဘုရား (bhu.ra:)

  1. (Buddhism) Buddha
  2. (Buddhism) pagoda, stupa, Buddhist temple
  3. honorific for royal and religious personages (e.g., the Buddha, kings, and monks)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ဘုရား” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 728.
  • ဘုရား” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.