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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kt₁aam (crab). Cognate with Temiar gantam, Bahnar kơtam, Pacoh atam, Khasi tham, Vietnamese đam, Mon ဂတာံ (hətam), Car Nicobarese ka-tām, as well as Malay ketam.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ក្ដាម
k̥ṭām
WT romanisation kdaam
(standard) IPA(key) /kɗaːm/

NounEdit

ក្ដាម (kdaam)

  1. (zoology) crab
    ក្ដាមសេះ  ―  kdaam seh  ―  horseshoe crab
    តង្កៀបក្ដាម  ―  tɑngkiəp kdaam  ―  crab claw
  2. (pathology) cramp
    ក្ដាមកាច់  ―  kdaam kac  ―  leg cramp