10287Re: [Pali] Thai: samnak song
- Apr 1, 2006Venerable Sritantra,
op 01-04-2006 05:57 schreef sritantra op sritantra@...:
> Now as for "song", according to at least one monastic Thai-speaker it-------
> is a colloquialization (or linguistic alteration) of Sk/P sangha. I
> would appreciate any verification or refutation of this.
> In brief, does anybody have any clear idea as to the derivation
> of "samnak"? Being of two syllables, my instincts tell me that it
> must be Sanskrit/Pali in origin.
N: yes, song is sangha, community.
samnak I recall: a center. Samnak patibat, a meditation center.
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