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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वाट (vāṭa, enclosure). Compare Lao ວັດ (wat), Thai วัด (wát).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic វត្ត
vt̥t
Phonemic វាត់
vāt´
WT romanisation vŏət
(standard) IPA(key) /ʋŏət/

NounEdit

វត្ត (vŏət)

  1. wat (type of Buddhist temple), Buddhist monastery, pagoda, temple complex
  2. respect, esteem
  3. tradition, discipline
  4. application, fulfillment, implementation
  5. profession, job, assignment, task
  6. habit
  7. actions, behavior, conduct

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