นาคปรก

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From นาค (nâak, nāga) +‎ ปรก (bpròk, to cover (over)).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicนาคปรก
n ā g p r k
Phonemic
นาก-ปฺรก
n ā k – p ̥ r k
RomanizationPaiboonnâak-bpròk
Royal Institutenak-prok
(standard) IPA(key)/naːk̚˥˩.prok̚˨˩/(R)

Proper nounEdit

นาคปรก (nâak-bpròk)

  1. (Buddhist mythology) the event during the life of Gautama Buddha, taking place four weeks after he began meditating under the Bodhi Tree, in which a nāga named Mucalinda came up from beneath the earth to protect the Buddha from a prodigious rain with its hood.

NounEdit

นาคปรก (nâak-bpròk)

  1. (Buddhism) representation of this event, depicting the Buddha sitting in a meditation position with the hood of a nāga over his head.