ស្ត្រី

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Loaned from Sanskrit स्त्री (strī́, woman, wife, feminine), from Proto-Indo-European *eys- (used to form words denoting passion). Cognate with Ancient Greek οἶστρος (oîstros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [strǝy], [sa’trəy]

Noun[edit]

ស្ត្រី (strəy, sa’trəy)

  1. woman, lady, girl
  2. women
  3. the female sex

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