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ThaiEdit

 
a boundary stone housed by a shrine in front of the ruins of an auditorium of Wat Yai Chom Prasat, Ayutthaya
 
auditorium of the Marble Temple, Bangkok
 
Holy Redeemer Church, a Catholic church in Bangkok

EtymologyEdit

A contraction of อุโบสถ (ù-boo-sòt), from Pali uposatha. Compare Lao ໂບດ (bōt).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicโบสถ์
o ɓ s tʰ ʻ
Phonemicโบด
o ɓ ɗ
RomanizationPaiboonbòot
Royal Institutebot
(standard) IPA(key)/boːt̚˨˩/

NounEdit

โบสถ์ (bòot) (classifier โบสถ์ or หลัง or แห่ง)

  1. (Buddhism) monastic auditorium marked by boundary stones called สีมา (sǐi-maa), occupied by priests for conduct of religious services, as ordination, recital of Prātimokṣa, etc.
  2. (Christianity) church.
  3. any similar place for religious service.

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