pongyi

noun
pon·gyi
variants: or less commonly phongyi or poonghie \(ˈ)pōn¦jē, (ˈ)pün- \
plural -s

Definition of pongyi 

: a Buddhist priest of Burma

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History and Etymology for pongyi

Burmese phungyī, from phun glory + gyī great

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