ក្រុង

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer ក្រុង (kruṅ, kruṅa), កុរុង (kuruṅ, to rule, to govern; king, prince; ruler, governor; head, chief, master; kingdom, realm; city-state; etc); ultimately from Proto-Mon-Khmer *kruŋ (to confine). Cognate with Thai กรุง (grung), Lao ກຸງ (kung).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ក្រុង
k̥ruṅ
WT romanisation krong
(standard) IPA(key) /kroŋ/

NounEdit

ក្រុង (krong)

  1. city, town
  2. municipality (administrative divisions)
  3. king
  4. realm

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VerbEdit

ក្រុង (krong) (abstract noun ការក្រុង)

  1. to lock up, confine, put into a cage
  2. to catch something by putting a net or other container over it
  3. to cover
  4. to protect, to take care of