Type Country & Settlement
Usage Thai, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Pronounced Pron. a-yoot-ta-YA(Thai) ah-YOO-tə-yə(English) EH-YUY-TEH-YA(French) a-yoot-TA-ya(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
Derived from Sanskrit अयुध्य (ayudhya) meaning "invincible, unconquerable". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as one of its capital cities) that reigned from 1350 to 1767, considered the precursor of modern Thailand.