มหา

PaliEdit

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NounEdit

มหา

  1. ablative singular of มห, Thai script form of maha
  2. nominative/vocative plural of มห, Thai script form of maha

AdjectiveEdit

มหา

  1. masculine/neuter vocative singular of มหนฺตฺ, Thai script form of mahant

ThaiEdit

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Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Pali mahā (grand; great); perhaps via Old Khmer mahā°, mhā° (grand; great). Compare Modern Khmer មហា (mĕəʾhaa).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicมหา
m h ā
Phonemicมะ-หา
m a – h ā
ม̄ะ-หา
m a – h ā
RomanizationPaiboonmá-hǎama-hǎa
Royal Institutema-hama-ha
(standard) IPA(key)/ma˦˥.haː˩˩˦//ma˧.haː˩˩˦/

AdjectiveEdit

มหา (má-hǎa)

  1. grand; great.

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

NounEdit

มหา (má-hǎa)

  1. (Buddhism) the ecclesiastical title given to a priest who has passed the third level of the examination เปรียญธรรม.