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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit देवता(devatā, god; deity) or Pali devatā(god; deity); probably via Old Khmer devatā, devtā(god; deity). Compare Modern Khmer ទេវតា(tévta).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic เทวดา
e d w ɗ ā
Phonemic เท-วะ-ดา
e d – w a – ɗ ā
Paiboon tee-wá-daa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /tʰeː˧.wä(ʔ)˦˥.däː˧/

NounEdit

เทวดา ‎(tee-wá-daa)

  1. (theology) god; deity.