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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhāna, most important, chief), from Sanskrit प्रधत्ते (pradhatte, to place before).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ប្រធាន
p̥rdʰān
WT romanisation prɑthiən
(standard) IPA(key) /prɑ.ˈtʰiən/

NounEdit

ប្រធាន (prɑthiən)

  1. subject (of a sentence, debate, etc.), topic
  2. the essential (that which is the most important)
  3. president, chairman, leader
  4. perseverance, diligence, effort
  5. patience

VerbEdit

ប្រធាន (prɑthiən) (abstract noun ការប្រធាន)

  1. supreme, highest, most important