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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic มหา
m h ā
Phonemic มะ-หา
m a – h ā
ม̄ะ-หา
m a – h ā
Paiboon má-hǎa ma-hǎa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /ma˦˥.haː˩˩˦/ /ma˧.haː˩˩˦/

AdjectiveEdit

มหา (má-hǎa)

  1. grand; great.

Derived termsEdit


NounEdit

มหา (má-hǎa)

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