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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer ឈេ (jhe), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟhooʔ ~ *ɟhəəʔ ~ *ɟheeʔ (tree, wood). Cognate with Semai jehu (tree, wood), Temiar jehuk (tree, wood), Mon ဆု (chuˀ, tree, log, wood, timber), Central Nicobarese [Nancowry] chīa (tree) and possibly Mang [hɔː⁶] ("tree").

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ឈើ
jʰoe
WT romanisation chəə
(standard) IPA(key) /cʰəː/

NounEdit

ឈើ (chəə)

  1. wood
  2. tree
  3. timber
  4. piece of wood

VerbEdit

ឈើ (chəə) (abstract noun ការឈើ)

  1. to be wooden

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