ក្ដាម

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kt₁aam (crab); cognate with Temiar gantam, Bahnar kơtam, Pacoh atam, Khasi tham, Vietnamese đam, Mon ဂတာံ (hətam), Car Nicobarese ka-tām, as well as Malay ketam.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ក្ដាម (kdaam)

  1. (zoology) crab
    តង្កៀបក្តាម
    tɑngkiəp kdaam
    crab claw
  2. (pathology) cramp
    ក្ដាមកាច់
    kdaam kach
    leg cramp