KhmerEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic អាវ
ʾāv
WT romanisation ʾaaw
(standard) IPA(key) /ʔaːw/

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ʔaawʔ (upper garment).

NounEdit

អាវ (ʾaaw)

  1. shirt; blouse; coat; upper garment
  2. amount of cloth needed to make one shirt

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Thai อ่าว (àao).

NounEdit

អាវ (ʾaaw)

  1. estuary (of a river)
  2. gulf; bay

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

អាវ (ʾaaw) (abstract noun ភាពអាវ)

  1. hardened; having a hard crust; crusty; difficult to cook (esp. of potatoes)
  2. worthless; good-for-nothing; dumb