ការ

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali kāra (doing)

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ការ
kār
WT romanisation kaa
(standard) IPA(key) /kaː/

ParticleEdit

ការ (kaa)

  1. nominalizer to make abstract nouns from verbs
    ការកំណត់
    kaa kɑmnɑt
    registration

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

ការ (kaa)

  1. work, occupation
  2. business, affair, matter
  3. marriage, wedding
  4. interest (on a loan)
  5. profit
  6. usury

VerbEdit

ការ (kaa) (abstract noun ការការ)

  1. to protect, defend, prevent
  2. to marry
  3. to wind (onto a bobbin or reel)
  4. to spin (silk)

Derived termsEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ការ m

  1. Khmer script form of kāra (“doing”)

DeclensionEdit