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EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer kruṅ, kruṅa, kuruṅ, kuruṅ (to rule, to govern; king, prince; ruler, governor; head, chief, master; kingdom, realm; city-state; etc); ultimately from Proto-Mon-Khmer *kruŋ (to confine). Cognate with Modern Khmer ក្រុង (krong).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic กรุง
k r u ŋ
Phonemic กฺรุง
k ̥ r u ŋ
Paiboon grung
(standard) IPA(key) /kruŋ˧/

NounEdit

กรุง (grung)

  1. capital city; city of government seat, though not being capital city.
  2. (archaic) city-state; nation, country.
  3. (archaic) monarch; sovereign.

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