Thai edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Sanskrit जटा (jaṭā, matted hair) or Pali jaṭā (idem).

Pronunciation edit

Orthographicชฎา
d͡ʑ ᶑ ā
Phonemic
ชะ-ดา
d͡ʑ a – ɗ ā
RomanizationPaiboonchá-daa
Royal Institutecha-da
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰa˦˥.daː˧/(R)

Noun edit

ชฎา (chá-daa) (classifier ศีรษะ or หัว or องค์)

  1. (พระ~) a type of elegant headwear with a long top, traditionally worn by deities, royalty, and performers of certain plays.

Descendants edit

  • Khmer: ឆដា (chɑdaa)