pongyi

noun pon·gyi \(ˈ)pōn¦jē, (ˈ)pün-\
variants: less commonly

phongyi

or

poonghie

\(ˈ)pōn¦jē, (ˈ)pün-\

Definition of pongyi

plural

-s

  1. :  a Buddhist priest of Burma

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Origin and Etymology of pongyi

Burmese phungyī, from phun glory + gyī great


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