U+1782, គ
KHMER LETTER KO

[U+1781]
Khmer
[U+1783]

KhmerEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic
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WT romanisation kɔɔ
(standard) IPA(key) /kɔː/

LetterEdit

គ, ្គ (kɔɔ)

  1. third letter of the Cambodian alphabet

Usage notesEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(kɔɔ)

  1. mute; silent
    អក្សរ  ―  ʼaksɑɑ kɔɔ  ―  silent letter

NounEdit

(kɔɔ)

  1. kapok (Ceiba pentandra)
    ដាំដើម  ―  dam daəm kɔɔ  ―  to plant a kapok tree (a play on words meaning "to be silent", used during the Khmer Rouge era)