ត្រី

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See also: តារា

Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ត្រី
t̥rī
WT romanisation trəy
(standard) IPA(key) /trəj/

Etymology 1[edit]

Extended form of រេ (rei, to change, shift, stir), with the original meaning of "to wiggle, to swing". Related to ដំរី (dɑmrəy, elephant).

Noun[edit]

ត្រី (trəy)

  1. fish
  2. (chess) pawn

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Khmer · [Term?] (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
ខុន (khon) នាង (niəng) ទូក (tuuk) គោល (kool) សេះ (seh) ត្រី (trəy)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri).

Prefix[edit]

ត្រី (trəy)

  1. tri-, three, triple (prefix used in words of Indic origin)