ក្រុង

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kruŋ (to confine). Compare Thai กรุง (grung).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ក្រុង
k̥ruṅ
WT romanisation krong
(standard) IPA(key) /kroŋ/

Noun[edit]

ក្រុង (krong)

  1. city, town
  2. municipality (administrative divisions)
  3. king
  4. realm

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Verb[edit]

ក្រុង (krong) (abstract noun ការក្រុង)

  1. to lock up, confine, put into a cage
  2. to catch something by putting a net or other container over it
  3. to cover
  4. to protect, to take care of