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ស្ត្រី

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

Loaned from Sanskrit स्त्री (strī́, woman, wife, feminine), from Proto-Indo-European *eys- (used to form words denoting passion). Cognate with Ancient Greek οἶστρος (oîstros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [strǝy], [sa’trəy]

NounEdit

ស្ត្រី (strəy, sa’trəy)

  1. woman, lady, girl
  2. women
  3. the female sex

SynonymsEdit