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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali niggahīta (restrained, checked), possibly from Sanskrit निगडित (nigaḍita, fettered, chained).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic និគ្គហិត
nig̥ghit
Phonemic និក-គៈ-ហិត
nik-g`-hit
WT romanisation nɨkkĕəʾhət
(standard) IPA(key) /nɨk.kĕəʔ.hət/

NounEdit

និគ្គហិត (nɨkkĕəʾhət)

  1. anusvara () (nasalizes the inherent vowels and some of the dependent vowels)
  2. the sign used to represent a syllable-final 'm.'
  3. niggahita

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