วัด

See also: วดี

Eastern LawaEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

วัด (wat)

  1. to throw.

ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicวัด
w ạ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonwát
Royal Institutewat
(standard) IPA(key)/wat̚˦˥/(R)
Homophones

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Khmer vatta, vata, vâta, vatya, vatra, vattha, °vāta (religious compound; monastery). Cognate with Modern Khmer វត្ត (voat); Lao ວັດ (wat); ᦞᧆ (vad); Shan ဝတ်ႉ (wâ̰t).

NounEdit

วัด (wát) (classifier วัด or หลัง or แห่ง)

  1. (irrespective of the religion) religious compound or place of worship, as temple, sanctuary, monastery, etc.
  2. (Thailand law) Buddhist compound; Buddhist place of worship; Buddhist temple; Buddhist monastery.
SynonymsEdit
religious compound or place of worship
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms
DescendantsEdit
  • English: wat
  • Malay: wat
  • Pattani Malay: واء / วะ
  • Urak Lawoi': วัยจ (wac)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Khmer *vas, vas, vās, *vās (to measure the circumference of land). Cognate with Modern Khmer វាស់ (vŏəh).

VerbEdit

วัด (wát) (abstract noun การวัด)

  1. to compare; to measure.
  2. (slang) to duel.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

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). Cognate with Modern Khmer វាត់ (vŏət), វាស (viəh), extended as គ្រវាស (krɔviəh), from which Thai กระหวัด (grà-wàt) was derived.

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

VerbEdit

วัด (wát) (abstract noun การวัด)

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