What is another word for Wat?

Pronunciation: [wˈat] (IPA)

The word "Wat" means a Buddhist temple or monastery in several Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. There are several synonyms for this word, such as "Vihara" in Sanskrit or Pali, "Phra" which means temple in Thai, "Pagoda" which refers to a temple tower, and "Stupa" which is a mound-like structure containing Buddhist relics. These words all refer to a place of worship for Buddhists, and each word may have a slightly different cultural or historical context depending on the country where it is used. Regardless of the word used, these sacred spaces are essential to the practice of Buddhism and hold great spiritual significance for Buddhists around the world.

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    • Proper noun, singular
      watt, angkor.

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Usage examples for Wat

And the Laird's Wat, that worthie man.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
"Warn Wat o' Harden, and his sons, Wi' them will Borthwick Water ride; Warn Gaudilands, and Allanhaugh, And Gilmanscleugh, and Commonside.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
When Percy wi' the Douglas met, I Wat he was fu' fain!
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott

Famous quotes with Wat

  • All anyone’s got is theories, usually distorted by what they’ve been through or what they want. This book, for example, was written by someone from a suburban, broken home, raised in Thatcher’s Britain, where inclusive ideas and family values were dismantled. A culture in which fame and celebrity became deified and drug use among the young extremely prevalent. Where modern manifestations of tribal identity like trade unions or guilds became redundant, manufacturing industries disappeared, neoliberalism emerged, and the welfare state was all but abolished. You could probably predict the contents of this book by looking at my weekly shopping receipt from Tesco’s. Alright, Waitrose. I’m dying to paint myself as a lowborn, Wat Tyler, Essex messiah; fortunately, I’m not quite that mad. I know that that heroic myth is part of my programming. That I’m quite a funny, normal bloke, that there’s a bit of bad in the best of us and a bit of good in the worst of us, that any centralized power structure with an egocentric figure at its helm will become corrupt.
    Russell Brand
  • Calico Jam, The little Fish swam, Over the syllabub sea, He took off his hat, To the Sole and the Sprat, And the Willeby-Wat,— But he never came back to me!
    Edward Lear

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