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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Sanskrit काम्बोज (kāmboja, Cambodia, literally Kambu's descendant); perhaps via Old Khmer kambuja, kambūja, kamabūja, kaṃbujja, kaṃmbujja, kāmabūja. Compare Modern កម្ពុជា (kâmpŭchéa).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic กัมพูชา
k ạ m b ū d͡ʑ ā
Phonemic กำ-พู-ชา
k å – b ū – d͡ʑ ā
Paiboon gam-puu-chaa
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kam˧.pʰuː˧.t͡ɕʰaː˧/

Proper nounEdit

กัมพูชา (gam-puu-chaa)

  1. Cambodia; Cambodian.
  2. Khmer.

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