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โลกวัชชะ

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EtymologyEdit

From Pali lokavajja (common sin, literally blamable for/by the world), from loka (world) + vajja (blame; fault; wrong); equivalent to Thai โลก (lôok) +‎ วัชชะ.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicโลกวัชชะ
o l k w ạ d͡ʑ d͡ʑ a
Phonemicโล-กะ-วัด-ชะ
o l – k a – w ạ ɗ – d͡ʑ a
RomanizationPaiboonloo-gà-wát-chá
Royal Institutelo-ka-wat-cha
(standard) IPA(key)/loː˧.ka˨˩.wat̚˦˥.t͡ɕʰaʔ˦˥/

NounEdit

โลกวัชชะ (loo-gà-wát-chá)

  1. (religion) act which, whether done by a priest or layperson, will be condemned by the world, because it is wrong or inappropriate by nature, such as murder, theft, etc; as opposed to ปัณณัติวัชชะ (bpan-nát-dtì-wát-chá), act which, if done by a priest, will be condemned because it violates a religious rule, but, if done by a layperson, may not be considered wrong or appropriate, such as eating at a wrong time.