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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer. Cognate with Jehai [knmɔh], Semai muh (name), Proto-Palaungic *muus (name) (whence Riang [mus²]).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ឈ្មោះ
j̥ʰmoḥ
WT romanisation chmŭəh
(standard) IPA(key) /cʰmŭəh/

NounEdit

ឈ្មោះ (chmŭəh)

  1. name, first name, given name
  2. reputation
  3. subject (e.g., of an investigation)

VerbEdit

ឈ្មោះ (chmŭəh) (abstract noun ការឈ្មោះ)

  1. to be named, to be called
    ខ្ញុំឈ្មោះ...
    khñom chmŭəh
    My name is ...