สมเด็จ

ThaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Alternative forms

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer សំតេច៑ (saṃtec), សំតច៑ (saṃtac), សំតាច៑ (saṃtāc), សម្តាច្ច៑ (samtacc, condition of being supreme in status and power). Cognate with Modern Khmer សម្ដេច (sɑmdac).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสมเด็จ
s m e ɗ ˘ t͡ɕ
Phonemic
สม-เด็ด
s m – e ɗ ˘ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonsǒm-dèt
Royal Institutesom-det
(standard) IPA(key)/som˩˩˦.det̚˨˩/(R)

NounEdit

สมเด็จ (sǒm-dèt)

  1. an honorific for or term of address to gods, priests, royal persons, and noble persons.

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