See also: วดี

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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic วัด
w ạ ɗ
Paiboon wát
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /wät̚˦˥/
Homophones

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Khmer vatta, vata, vâta, vatya, vatra, vattha, °vāta(religious compound; monastery). Compare Modern Khmer វត្ត(vôttâ); Lao ວັດ(wat).

NounEdit

วัด ‎(wát) ‎(classifier วัด or ที่ or แห่ง)

  1. religious compound; monastery; place of worship.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Khmer *vas, vas, vās, *vās(to measure the circumference of land). Compare Modern Khmer វាស់(véas).

VerbEdit

วัด ‎(wát) ‎(abstract noun การวัด)

  1. to compare; to measure.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Probably from Old Khmer vatta, Pre-Angkorian Old Khmer vatt, hvat, or Angkorian Old Khmer vatt, vatta, vāt, vātt, vvat, hvat, hvatt, vādya(to move in a circle, to go round, to turn, to rotate, to revolve, to gyrate; to move or occur in turn; to go around, to make a tour; to encircle, to surround; etc); or from Old Khmer *vas, vas, vās, *vās(to curve around; to sweep; to traverse). Compare Modern Khmer វាត់(véat), វាស(véas), extended as គ្រវាស(krôvéas), from which Thai กระหวัด was derived.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

วัด ‎(wát) ‎(abstract noun การวัด)

  1. to swing (a thread, string, arm, etc).