KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer vraḥ(to be holy, sacred, divine; celestial or holy being), ultimately from Sanskrit वर(vara, best; excellent; foremost; holy; precious; top; valuable; etc).

Compare Burmese ဘုရား(bhu.ra:); Telugu వరము(varamu), వరుడు(varuḍu); Thai พร(pɔɔn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ព្រះ (preah)

  1. Buddha
  2. God
  3. Lord
  4. count or earl (title)

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