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EtymologyEdit

Elided compound of ម្រេច (mrɨc, black pepper) +‎ ទេស (teeh, foreign). Compare Northern Khmer มตฺิฮ.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ម្ទេស
m̥des
WT romanisation mteih
(standard) IPA(key) /mteih/

NounEdit

ម្ទេស (mteih)

  1. red or green chili pepper (Capsicum frutescens)

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