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พระ

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

พระ (RTGS: phra)

  1. God or deity.
    • พระเบื้องบน
      God on high.
  2. Priest of any religion.
    • วัดนี้มีพระกี่รูป
      How many priests are there in this temple?
    • ไปไหว้พระกันเถิด
      Let's pay respect to the priest.
  3. Personage in any religion.
  4. Statute or image that represents a personage in any religion.
    • ไปไหว้พระกันเถิด
      Let's pay respect to the image.
  5. King or high royal person.
  6. Title
    1. Title of respect for gods, priests, religious personages, kings or high royal persons.
      • พระเยซู
        Lord Jesus
    2. Noble title higher than หลวง (luang) and lower than พระยา (phraya).
  7. A person who is kind like a god or priest.

PronounEdit

พระ (RTGS: phra)

  1. (poetic) Second or third person pronoun.
    • พระเสด็จโดยแดนชล
      He [the king] travels by water.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used to address gods, priests, religious personages, kings or high royal persons.