Open main menu

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *briiʔ (forest).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ព្រៃ
b̥rai
WT romanisation prɨy
(standard) IPA(key) /prɨj/

NounEdit

ព្រៃ (prɨy)

  1. jungle, forest, wood, woods, wilderness

AdjectiveEdit

ព្រៃ (prɨy) (abstract noun ភាពព្រៃ)

  1. wild, savage, undomesticated
  2. deciduous (as the temporary teeth or hair of a new-born child)

AntonymsEdit