ဘုရား

BurmeseEdit

 
ဘုရား

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Sanskrit वर पूजार्ह (vara pūjārha, venerable enclosure).

PronunciationEdit

  • Phonetic respelling: ဖု'ရား
  • IPA(key): /pʰəjá/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: bhu.ra: • ALA-LC: bhurāʺ • BGN/PCGN: hpăya: • Okell: hpăyà

NounEdit

ဘုရား (bhu.ra:) (classifier ဆူ or ပါး)

  1. (Buddhism) Buddha
  2. (Buddhism) pagoda, stupa, Buddhist temple
  3. (honorific) royal and religious personages (e.g., the Buddha, kings, and monks)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ဘုရား” in The Judson Burmese–English Dictionary (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press 1921), page 728.
  • ဘုရား” in Myanmar–English Dictionary (Myanmar Language Commission 1993). Searchable online at SEAlang.net.