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Common Thai Vocabulary Translation For Amulets

Discussion in 'Thai Amulets & Buchas General Discussion' started by dennis yong, 10 March 2009.

  1. dennis yong
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    A small compilation of thai vocab by for Newbies as reference.

    GENERAL
    Luang Pi-Address of younger Monk
    Luang Phor-Address of monk generally above 40years of age
    Luang Phu-Address of monk generally above 60years of age
    Dhamboon Phapah -A merit by donation gathered from people
    Singharaj-Lion king
    Ngern-Money
    Kon-Bottom
    Toong-Bag
    Bosth -The main hall where the major Buddha statue located
    Roi pee-100 years
    Yant-Holy script or verse mostly in Kom (ancient Khmer)
    Somboon-Abundance, prolificness, complete
    Sapya-Wealth, treasures, assets.
    Niyohm - Popular
    Choklap - Getting more money, property, riches etc.

    PHIM DESCRIPTIONS
    Phim toh -Fat & short mould
    Phim jew - Mini mould
    Phim lek-Small mould
    Phim glaang-Medium mould
    Phim yai-Big mould
    Rian -Medal or medallion amulet
    Roop or Roop Muan-A small image by casting, carving, or sculpturing
    Phim na yai-Big-face phim
    Phim na lek -Small-face phim
    Pump - Machine pumped
    Tae Thong - Pour Mould (molten metal poured into a mould)
    Lor Boran - Old style of mould pouring
    Hoo Cheam - Welded ring
    Than - Seat (usually referring to seats of Roop Lor)
    Roon reak-First block or batch
    Roon sutai-Last block or batch
    Takrut yao -Long takrut
    Nua lueng-Yellow content
    Warn dok thong -Fascinated herb
    Pratab-Sitting
    Smadhi (posture)-A posture of Buddha
    Kleebbua-Lotus petal ( shape of the above amulet )
    Sok-A measurement of around 30 cm (height )
    Niu-A measurement of around 1 inch ( height )
    Phra Smadhi baipho-Buddha Smadhi, Bodhi-shaped amulet
    Bai pho-Bodhi leaf
    Phra phong-Holy powder amulets
    Lang yant-Yant back

    MATERIAL
    Loha - Alloy
    Thong Kam - Gold
    Thong Ngern - Silver
    Thong Daeng - Copper
    Thong Leaung - Brass
    Samlit - Bronze
    Takua - Lead
    Mekaphat - A type of alloy
    Mekhasit - Mercury
    Kanlonghin - A type of alloy
    Lek Lai - A legendary metal with magical properties
    Phong - powder based

    EFFECTS
    Maha larp -Great fortune
    Maha phokhasap-Great wealth
    Maha amnaj -Great charismatic power feared by others, being in authority
    Maha metta -To be greatly loved by others all around
    Maha saneh-Opposite sex attractiveness
    Metta maha niyom - Effect of loving-kindness
    Kong kra phan chatri-Invincibility
    Kanphai -Protection for safety
    Klaew klaad-Free from all harms
    Buddhakom-Buddhistic magics
    Visha -Knowledge
    Maha -Great

    NUMBERS
    ๐ ๑ ๒ ๓ ๔ ๕ ๖ ๗ ๘ ๙
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Zero: Soon
    One : Neung
    Two : Sorng
    Three: Sarm
    Four: See
    Five: Har
    Six: Hok Seven: Jib
    Eight: Ped
    Nine: Kow
    Ten: Sib
    Eleven : Sib Et
    Twelve : Sib Sorng
    Twenty : Yee Sib
    Twenty One: Yee Sib Yid
    Twenty Two: Yee Sib Sorng
    Thirty: Sarm Sib
    Fifty: Har Sib
    Sixty: Hok Sib
    One hundred: Nueng Roy
    One hundred and One: Nueng Roy Et
    One hundred and Two: Nueng Roy Sorng
    Three hundred: Sarm Roy
    One Thousand: Nueng Pan
    Three Thousand: Sarm Pan
    Ten Thousand: Nueng Meuan
    Thirty Thousand: Sarm Meung
    Fifty Thousand: Har Meung
    One hundred Thousand: Neung Sen
    Three hundred thousand: Sarm Sen
    Five Hundred Thousand: Har Sen One Million: Nueng Lan

    OTHERS
    Old: Gao, Gae
    Young: Noom
    Young Person/Child: Dek/Noo
    New: Mai
    Pair: Koo
    Dozen: Lo Kru
    Pagoda Knife: Meed
    Tray: Thard
    Half: Krueng
    Jewel/Gemstone: Pet Ploy, Pet
    Oil: Num Mun
    Hair: Pom, khon
    Bone: GraDoog
    Tooth: Fun

    ANIMAL
    Tiger: Ser
    Elephant: Charng
    Pig: Moo
    Dog: Mar
    Cat: Maw
    Goat: Paeh
    Crocodile: Jor Ra Khe
    Rat: Noo
    Snake: ngoo
    Buffalo: Kwai
    Chicken: Gai
    Fish: Plaa

    COLOR
    Red: Se Daeng
    White: Se Kharw
    Black: Se Dum
    Blue: Se Num Ngern
    Green: Se Keow
    Grey: Se Thao
    Brown: Se Num Tao
    Yellow: Se Lueng
     
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    Dear Bro,

    Sorry to trouble you.Can you Please help me to translate to english. Million Thanks... By the way, does this box tell which temple, which monk and which year?

    Best Regards,
    Eddie

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    ref: http://amuletforums.com/abbriviations-t2471.html
     
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    Anyone mind share there's how many different level of monk ? Like Luang Phor , Maha , Somdej and etc.
     
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    Thai Monks and Their Formal Rankings

    Thai Monks and Their Formal Rankings :- All 62 of Them


    A List of Monk’s Ranks (and Rank Fans)Revised 2541 (1998)
    According to the Council of Elders (Mahatherasamakhom)
    at Meeting # 6/2541 on the 27th day of February 2541 (1998)



    Ranks in Detail:

    Somdetphraratchakhana
    1. Somdet Phrasangkharatchao
    2. Somdet Phrasangkharat
    3. Somdet Phraratchakhana chan suphannabat

    Phraratchakhana

    4. Phraratchakhana chaokhanarong chan hiranyabat
    5. Phraratchakhana chaokhanarong chan sanyabat
    6. Phraratchakhana chan tham
    7. Phraratchakhana chan thep
    8. Phraratchakhana chan raj
    9. Phraratchakhana chan saman
    — Phraratchakhana palat khwa - palat sai
    — Phraratchakhana rongchaokhana phak
    — Phraratchakhana chaokhana changwat
    — Phraratchakhana rongchaokhana changwat
    — Phraratchakhana chan saman parian fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura)
    — Phraratchakhana chan saman parian po. tho. 9-8-7-6-5-4-3
    — Phraratchakhana chan saman thiapparian fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura)
    — Phraratchakhana chan saman thiapparian

    — Phraratchakhana chan samanyok fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura)
    — Phraratchakhana chan samanyok

    (in the event of a royal kathin ceremony, an abbot of a certain temple may sit ahead of another monk with a higher rank)

    Phrakhrusanyabat

    10. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana changwat
    11. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaokhana changwat
    12. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat phra aram luang chan-ek
    13. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana amphoe chan-phiset
    14. Phrakhrupalat khong somdet phraratchakhana
    15. Phrapariantham 9 prayok
    16. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat phra aram luang chan-tho
    17. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana amphoe chan-ek
    18. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat phra aram luang chan-tri
    19. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana amphoe chan-tho
    20. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaoawat phra aram luang chan-ek
    21. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaoawat phra aram luang chan-tho
    22. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaoawat phra aram luang chan-tri
    23. Phrakhrusanyabat phuchuai chaoawat phra aram luang chan-phiset (or the equivalent)
    24. Phrakhrusanyabat phuchuai chaoawat phra aram luang chan-ek fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura) (or the equivalent)
    25. Phrakhrusanyabat phuchuai chaoawat phra aram luang chan-ek (or the equivalent)
    26. Phrakhrupalat khong phraratchakhanarong chan hiranyabat
    27. Phrakhrupalat khong phraratchakhanarong chan sanyabat
    28. Phrakhruthananukrom chan-ek khong somdet phrasangkharat
    29. Phrapariantham 8 prayok
    30. Phrakhrusanyabat phuchuai chaoawat phra aram luang chan-tho (or the equivalent)
    31. Phrapariantham 7 prayok
    32. Phrakhrupalat khong phraratchakhana chan tham
    33. Phrakhruthananukrom chan-tho khong somdet phra sangkharat (phrakhru parit)
    34. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaokhana amphoe chan-ek
    35. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaokhana amphoe chan-tho
    36. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana tambon chan-ek fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura)
    37. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana tambon chan-ek
    38. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana tambon chan-tho
    39. Phrakhrusanyabat chaokhana tambon chan-tri
    40. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat watrat chan-ek
    41. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat watrat chan-tho fai wiphatsana thura (vipassana dhura)
    42. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat watrat chan-tho
    43. Phrakhrusanyabat chaoawat watrat chan-tri
    44. Phrakhrusanyabat rongchaoawat watrat
    45. Phrakhrusanyabat phuchuai chaoawat watrat
    46. Phrapariantham 6 prayok
    47. Phrapariantham 5 prayok
    48. Phrakhrupalat khong phraratchakhana chan thep
    49. Phrakhrupalat khong phraratchakhana chan thep
    50. Phrakhru winaithon
    51. Phrakhru thammathon
    52. Phrakhru khusuat
    53. Phrapariantham 4 prayok
    54. Phrapalat khong phraratchakhana chan saman
    55. Phrapariantham 3 prayok
    56. Phrakhru rongkhusuat
    57. Phrakhru sangkharak
    58. Phrakhru samu
    59. Phrakhru baithika
    60. Phra samu
    61. Phra baithika
    62. Phra phithikam


    Department of Religious Affairs27 February 2541
    Note: The webmasters have added color to the text to indicate the nature of how the rank is attained. Black indicates a rank attained by “merit” (administration, work, or reputation) ; purple indicates a rank attained via educational accomplishments.

    Sourced from:http://jules-lovesea.blogspot.com/2009/11/thai-monks-and-their-formal-rankings.html
     
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    What is the diff betw Lersi, LP, Arjan, Phra Ajarn...

    experts out there...


    What is the diff betw Lersi, LP, Arjan, Phra Ajarn... ? Is it of a different level? Which 1 has the highest level in "rank"...and more powerful...?? Any diff?

    hope sum 1 can enlighten mi...
     
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    this is such an excellent thread for a newbie like me
     
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    Thanks for info
     
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    what material is thong tip?
     
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    Good morning Bro & Sis,
    Can anyone tell me what is the English meaning of material "THONG DAENG RONG DUM" ?
    Thank you very much
     
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    Hi,

    Can anyone tell me Bung Stung ritual ?
     
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    Thank.

    I will bring to use.
     
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    What is Kruba and Lersi?

    I thought Lersi is a kind of God or Deity?
     
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    " Kruba " For calling a monk in northern Thailand.

    "Lersi" is not a kind of God or Deity. but he is the saint .
    "Lersi " always live alone in jungle.
     
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    Thanks for this. Really helpful.
     
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    What is "plog meed." Thanks!
     
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    you mean "Pidta Plod nee"??
     

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