ចក្រី

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer cakkrī, cakkri, cakkriya; ultimately from Sanskrit चक्री (cakrī, literally one who has a discus). Compare Thai จักรี (jàk-grii).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ចក្រី
ck̥rī
Phonemic ច-ក្រិន៑ / ច-ក្កី
c-k̥rin̑ / c-k̥kī
WT romanisation cɑkkəy
(standard) IPA(key) /cɑʔ.ˈkəj/

Noun[edit]

ចក្រី (châkrei)

  1. (Hinduism) an epithet of the god Viṣṇu, who possesses the discus Sudarśana.
  2. (Hinduism) an epithet of Rāma, an incarnation of Viṣṇu.
  3. title of the minister in charge of land warfare, at the present time this title is used for an education official.