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I read stories about the monk called Cakkhupālattheravatthu, but still don't know how this name is pronounced? Can anyone please tell me the exact pronunciation of this name or word?

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How is Cakkhupālattheravatthu pronounced exactly?

In the video "Dhammapada Verse One: Mind Precedes All Things", by Ven. Yuttadhammo, the pronunciation can be heard at 5:21 min. into the video.

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I often use google translate. You can listen here.

  • Note that in this instance at least the pronunciation of Google Translate is incorrect. – ShreevatsaR Aug 18 '17 at 1:38
  • No, google translate is right. But your ears must be the advance. The Thai language is not indo-europian language, but Hindi and Nepāli are. You can use Wikipedia to check the phonetic of that language. They still as alike as Pali.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devanagari#Consonants. But Thai is difference very much. I am a Thai nationality. Thai language is a barrier to learn Pali. – Bonn Aug 18 '17 at 4:01
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    Its pronunciation of Cakkhupāla is right, but in "ttheravatthu" it misses the "a" between "r" and "v". But if you split up (“cakkhupālatthe rav atthu”), it becomes ok: listen here – ShreevatsaR Aug 18 '17 at 4:18
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    @ShreevatsaR Thank you very much. You're right. Your answer gives me the way to develop my tipitaka pronouncer software. – Bonn Aug 18 '17 at 8:32

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