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EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer kmer (Khmer, member of the Khmer ethnolinguistic group). Cognate with Modern Khmer ខ្មែរ (khmae).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicเขมร
e kʰ m r
Phonemicขะ-เหฺมน
kʰ a – e h ̥ m n
RomanizationPaiboonkà-měen
Royal Institutekha-men
(standard) IPA(key)/kʰa˨˩.meːn˩˩˦/
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Proper nounEdit

เขมร (kà-měen)

  1. Khmer.
  2. (sometimes derogatory or offensive) Cambodia; Cambodian.