Khmer edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Mon-Khmer *t1um (collection, accumulation).[1] (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

Orthographic and Phonemic ដុំ
WT romanisation dom
(standard) IPA(key) /ɗom/

Noun edit

ដុំ (dom)

  1. loaf of bread
  2. piece, block, chunk, part, group of
  3. pile, cluster, bunch
  4. packet, bundle
  5. knot
  6. hub (e.g., of a wheel)
  7. lump
    ស្ករមួយដុំ  ―  skɑɑ muəy dom  ―  one lump of sugar
  8. tumor

Adverb edit

ដុំ (dom)

  1. wholesale

Classifier edit

ដុំ (dom)

  1. classifier for pieces, lumps (such as sugar), and chunks (especially of earth, rock, wood), stones, parcels of land, and groups of people or houses
  2. classifier for units of 800 count silk threads (see also ស្រឡឹង (srɑləŋ))

Derived terms edit

Affixed forms edit

Descendants edit

  • Eastern Cham: ḍaum (group)

References edit

  1. ^ Harry Leonard Shorto, Paul Sidwell, Doug Cooper, Christian Bauer (2006) A Mon-Khmer comparative dictionary, Canberra: Pacific linguistics, Research school of Pacific and Asian studies, Australian national university, →ISBN