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KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ləʔ. Cognate with Northern Khmer ละออฺ.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ល្អ
l̥ʾ
WT romanisation lʾɑɑ
(standard) IPA(key) /lʔɑː/

AdjectiveEdit

ល្អ (lʾɑɑ) (abstract noun ភាពល្អ)

  1. good, nice
  2. beautiful, pretty, handsome
  3. correct, virtuous, decent
  4. sound, proper, kind
  5. be good to (to someone)

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

ល្អ (lʾɑɑ)

  1. well