บุษบก

ThaiEdit

 
a butsabok used to carry a royal letter of King Narai of Ayutthaya to King Louis XIV of France in Paris, 1686
 
a butsabok placed on a chariot, used to carry the urn of Princess Galyani Vadhana to a crematorium, Bangkok, 2008

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पुष्पक (puṣpaka, flowery); perhaps after the flying castle of the demon king Rāvaṇa in the Hindu epic Rāmāyaṇa.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicบุษบก
ɓ u ʂ ɓ k
Phonemic
บุด-สะ-บก
ɓ u ɗ – s a – ɓ k
RomanizationPaiboonbùt-sà-bòk
Royal Institutebut-sa-bok
(standard) IPA(key)/but̚˨˩.sa˨˩.bok̚˨˩/(R)

NounEdit

บุษบก (bùt-sà-bòk) (classifier หลัง)

  1. movable castle in reduced size, used for ceremonial purposes, such as housing or carrying a sacred object.