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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austroasiatic *ɗaːk (water). Cognates from other Mon-Khmer languages include Northern Khmer ตึก, Bahnar đak, Eastern Mnong dak, Pacoh dâq/dơq, Vietnamese nước and Central Nicobarese râk/dâk, and cognates from other Austroasiatic languages include Santali ᱫᱟᱜ (dak’).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ទឹក
dẏk
WT romanisation tɨk
(standard) IPA(key) /tɨk/

NounEdit

ទឹក (tɨk)

  1. water, liquid, juice
  2. round (as of a boxing match)
  3. temperament
  4. quality of gold, silver or jewels
  5. suit (of cards)

Derived termsEdit