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สมถ  saL maH thaL
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1.solitude; [of the mind] tranquility; contentment; non-aspiring
2.[is] tranquil; calm; peaceful; placid; quiet; restful; sedate; serene; still; undisturbed
3.to lead a simple life; be content with what one has

Royal Institute - 1982
สมถ-; สมถะ  /สะ-มะ-ถะ-; สะ-มะ-ถะ/ {Pali:; Sanskrit: ศมถ}
[นาม] ความสงบจิต.
[วิเศษณ์] มักน้อย เช่น เป็นคนสมถะ.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiสะ-มะ-ถะ
IPAsà má tʰà
Royal Thai General Systemsamatha

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spelling
สมถะsaL maH thaL
1.   [noun, formal, loanword, Pali]
definition
solitude; [of the mind] tranquility; contentment; non-aspiring

related wordเรียบง่ายriiapF ngaaiF[is] plain and simple; unambitious; carefree
sample
sentence
วิถีชุมชนของเชียงใหม่ที่อยู่กันกันอย่างพี่อย่างน้อง ใช้ชีวิตอย่างเรียบง่าย สงบ สมถ เปลี่ยนเป็นหน้ามือหลังมือต่างคนต่างแย่งชิงผลประโยชน์ทั้งส่วนตัวส่วนรวม
wiH theeR choomM chohnM khaawngR chiiangM maiL theeF yuuL ganM ganM yaangL pheeF yaangL naawngH chaiH cheeM witH yaangL riiapF ngaaiF saL ngohpL saL maH thaL bpliianL bpenM naaF meuuM langR meuuM dtaangL khohnM dtaangL yaaengF chingM phohnR bpraL yo:htL thangH suaanL dtuaaM suaanL ruaamM
"The communal ways of Chiang Mai where people used to live as if they were family, living a simple life, living quietly and tranquilly, were completely changed; everyone took advantage of everyone else, both in the private sphere and in public life."
2.   [adjective, formal, loanword, Pali]
definition
[is] tranquil; calm; peaceful; placid; quiet; restful; sedate; serene; still; undisturbed

exampleสมถกรรมฐานsaL maH thaL gamM maH thaanRthe Buddhist meditation
3.   [verb]
definition
to lead a simple life; be content with what one has

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