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LaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man). Compare Thai นาม (naam).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ນາມ (nām)

  1. (first) name; designation
  2. (grammar) noun

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ນາມ n

  1. Lao script form of nāma (“name”)
    • 2017 July 19, Rajan, Vinodh; Mitchell, Ben; Jansche, Martin; Brawer, Sascha, “Proposal to Encode Lao Characters for Pali (revised)”, in Unicode Document Register L2017/17106r[1] (PDF), page 21:
      ໂກຘໍ ຊເຫ ວິປ຺ປຊເຫຍ຺ຍ ມານໍ
      ສຎ຺ໂຎຊນໍ ສພ຺ພມຕິກ຺ກເມຍ຺ຍ
      ຕໍ ນາມຣູປສ຺ມິມສຊ຺ຊມານໍ
      ອກິຎຈນໍ* ນານຸປຕນ຺ຕິ ສງ຺ຄາຕິ
      *Taken as typo for ອກິຎ຺ຈນໍ and treated as such below.
      kodhaṃ jahe vippajaheyya mānaṃ saññojanaṃ sabbamatikkameyya taṃ nāmarūpasmimasajjamānaṃ akiñcanaṃ nānupatanti saṅgāti
      If he has given anger up, if he has abandoned conceit, if he has overcome every fetter, attachments do not afflict him who clings to nothing immaterial or material and has nothing.

DeclensionEdit