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กษัตริย์

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kṣatriya, kṣatriya: the ruling and military elite, being one of the four social classes in the society). Compare Pali khattiya, from which Thai ขัตติยะ was from. Cognate with Modern Khmer ក្សត្រិយ៍.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicกษัตริย์
k ʂ ạ t r i y ʻ
Phonemicกะ-สัด
k a – s ạ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboongà-sàt
Royal Instituteka-sat
(standard) IPA(key)/ka˨˩.sat̚˨˩/

NounEdit

กษัตริย์ (gà-sàt) (classifier องค์ or พระองค์ or ตน)

  1. (Hinduism)
    1. kṣatriya: those who fight, the ruling and military elite, being one of the four social classes in the society, the other classes being พราหมณ์ (praam, brāhmaṇa: those who pray), แพศย์ (pɛ̂ɛt, vaiśya: those who trade), and ศูทร (sùut, śūdra: those who work).
    2. member of the kṣatriya social class.
  2. (formally: พระมหา~) monarch.
  3. (formally: พระมหา~) male monarch.

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