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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali loka, from Sanskrit लोक (loka, world).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic លោក
lok
Phonemic លោក / លោ-កៈ-
lok / lo-k`-
WT romanisation look, lookaʾ
(standard) IPA(key) /loːk/ ~ /loː.kaʔ./

NounEdit

លោក (look)

  1. world, sphere of existence
  2. universe
  3. monk, respected man

PronounEdit

លោក (look)

  1. you, your (to males who are of approximately equal rank with the speaker and to Buddhist monks)
  2. he, him, his (referring to adult males who are of approximately equal rank with the speaker and to Buddhist monks)
  3. sir, mister (commonly used before a title or given name)

See alsoEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

លោក m

  1. Khmer script form of loka (“world”)

DeclensionEdit