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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit विद्युत् (vidyut, flashing, shining). Cognate with Thai วิทยุ (wít-tá-yú), Lao ວິທະຍຸ (wi tha nyu).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic វិទ្យុ
vid̥yu
Phonemic វិ-ទ្យុ / វិត-ទ្យុ
vi-d̥yu / vit-d̥yu
WT romanisation vɨtyuʾ, vɨttyuʾ
(standard) IPA(key) /ʋɨt.ˈjuʔ/ ~ /ʋɨt.ˈtʰjuʔ/

NounEdit

វិទ្យុ (vɨtyuʾ)

  1. radio
  2. lightning, alternative form of វិជ្ជុ (vɨccuʾ)

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