Definition of chedi in English:

chedi

(also cheddi)

noun

  • In Thailand: a Buddhist monument or shrine, especially a reliquary, often in the form of a bell-shaped base topped with a spire.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From Thai chedi from Pali cetiya shrine from Sanskrit caitya relating to a funeral pyre.

Pronunciation

chedi

/ˈtʃɛdi/