สงฆ์

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Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Pali saṅgha (assemblage; multitude), from Sanskrit सङ्घ (saṅgha, idem). Cognate with Lao ສົງ (song).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสงฆ์
s ŋ gʰ ʻ
Phonemic
สง
s ŋ
RomanizationPaiboonsǒng
Royal Institutesong
(standard) IPA(key)/soŋ˩˩˦/(R)
Homophones

NounEdit

สงฆ์ (sǒng)

  1. (Buddhism and formal) (พระ~) four or more priests that constitute a ritual assembly.
  2. (Buddhism, archaic, now considered colloquial) (พระ~) priest.
  3. (Buddhism) clergy; ecclesiastical order.
  4. clergy or ecclesiastical order of any religion.

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