វិរាម

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit विराम (virāma, cessation).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic វិរាម
virām
WT romanisation viriəm
(standard) IPA(key) /ʋi.ˈriəm/

NounEdit

វិរាម (viriəm)

  1. stopping, cessation, elimination
  2. virama, a diacritic (), now mostly obsolete. It is used in Sanskrit words to kill the inherent vowel of a consonant letter.