ប្រាសាទ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रासाद (prāsāda, palace, temple). Cognate with Burmese ပြာသာဒ် (prasad), Lao ຜາສາດ (phā sāt), Thai ปราสาท (bpraa-sàat), Mon ပြါသာတ်, and Shan ပျၢတ်ႈသၢတ်ႈ (pjāat sāat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ប្រាសាទ
p̥rāsād
Phonemic ប្រា-សាត
p̥rā-sāt
WT romanisation praasaat
(standard) IPA(key) /praː.ˈsaːt/

Noun[edit]

ប្រាសាទ (praasaat)

  1. ancient temple, monument, ruins
    ប្រាសាទអង្គរវត្ត  ―  praasaat ʾɑngkɔɔ vŏət  ―  temple complex of Angkor Wat
  2. fortress
  3. tower
  4. palace with minarets

See also[edit]