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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 南無阿彌陀佛, from Chinese 南無阿彌陀佛, from Sanskrit नमोऽमिताभाय (namo’mitābhāya).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [naːm˧˧ mo˧˧ ʔaː˧˧ zi˧˧ ʔɗaː˨˩ fət̚˧˨ʔ]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [naːm˧˧ mow˧˧ ʔaː˧˧ jɪj˧˧ ʔɗaː˦˩ fək̚˨˩ʔ]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [naːm˧˧ mow˧˧ ʔaː˧˧ jɪj˧˧ ʔɗaː˨˩ fək̚˨˩˨]

PhraseEdit

NamA Di Đà Phật

  1. (Buddhism) Namo Amitābhāya, a common phrase of salutation used by Buddhists
    Synonyms: A Di Đà Phật, mô Phật
    Con lạy/niệm Nam mô A Di Đà Phật.
    I pray, "Namo Amitābhāya."