สหัสนัยน์

ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali sahassanayana (literally thousand eyes), from sahassa (thousand) + nayana (eye); equivalent to Thai สหัส +‎ นัยน์ (nai); from the legend that the god Indra was cursed by the sage Gautama to have a thousand vulvae on his body after committing adultery with the sage's wife, Ahalyā, but the vulvae were later turned into eyes.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicสหัสนัยน์
s h ạ s n ạ y n ʻ
Phonemic
สะ-หัด-สะ-ไน
s a – h ạ ɗ – s a – ai n
RomanizationPaiboonsà-hàt-sà-nai
Royal Institutesa-hat-sa-nai
(standard) IPA(key)/sa˨˩.hat̚˨˩.sa˨˩.naj˧/(R)

Proper nounEdit

สหัสนัยน์ (sà-hàt-sà-nai)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) an epithet of the god Indra.