ដី

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁iʔ ~ *t₁ih ~ *t₁iəh (earth; soil). Cognate with Semai tei, Bahnar teh (along with other Bahnaric cognates with nasal infix), Pacoh cuteq, Khmu /pteʔ/, Mang /teː⁶/ and Mon တိ (tɔeˀ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ដី
ṭī
WT romanisation dəy
(standard) IPA(key) /ɗəj/

Noun[edit]

ដី (dəy)

  1. land, soil, ground
  2. territory
  3. Piper retrofractum, Balinese Long Pepper (medicinal usage and as a seasoning)

Derived terms[edit]