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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit कपाल (kapāla, head) or Pali kapāla (head).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ក្បាល
k̥pāl
WT romanisation kbaal
(standard) IPA(key) /kɓaːl/

NounEdit

ក្បាល (kbaal)

  1. lot, plot, parcel
  2. (botany) ash fleabane (Vernonia cinerea)
  3. (anatomy) head
  4. head, beginning, source (such as of a stream)
  5. top, front
  6. heading (of a document or letter)
  7. (nautical) bow (of a boat)
  8. volume, tome (book)
  9. chief, leader

Derived termsEdit

ClassifierEdit

ក្បាល (kbaal)

  1. A classifier for copies of books, volumes
  2. A classifier for animals and dehumanized persons such as enemy soldiers