ធាតុ

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See also: ធាត់

Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali dhātu (element), from Sanskrit धातु (dhātu, element). Compare Thai ธาตุ (tâat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ធាតុ
dʰātu
Phonemic ធាត
dʰāt
WT romanisation thiət
(standard) IPA(key) /tʰiət/

Noun[edit]

ធាតុ (thiət)

  1. (physical) substance, element, matter
  2. element of consciousness, essence
  3. the four elements of the body (ដី (dəy), ទឹក (tɨk), ខ្យល់ (khyɑl), ភ្លើង (phləəng))
  4. the three elements of the cosmos (កាមធាតុ (kaamthiətoʾ), រូបធាតុ (ruupthiətoʾ), អរូបធាតុ (ʾɑɑruupthiətoʾ))
  5. nature, temperament
  6. cremated remains, relics

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ធាតុ f

  1. Khmer script form of dhātu (“element”)

Declension[edit]