ប្រធាន

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhāna, most important, chief), from Sanskrit प्रधत्ते (pradhatte, to place before).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ប្រធាន
p̥rdʰān
WT romanisation prɑthiən
(standard) IPA(key) /prɑ.ˈtʰiən/

Noun[edit]

ប្រធាន (prɑthiən)

  1. subject (of a sentence, debate, etc.), topic
  2. the essential (that which is the most important)
  3. president, chairman, leader
  4. perseverance, diligence, effort
  5. patience

Adjective[edit]

ប្រធាន (prɑthiən) (abstract noun ភាពប្រធាន)

  1. to be supreme, highest, most important