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See also: ពី, ពុំ, and ពោះ
U+1796, ព
KHMER LETTER PO

[U+1795]
Khmer
[U+1797]

Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic
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WT romanisation pɔɔ
(standard) IPA(key) /pɔː/

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

ព, ្ព (pɔɔ)

  1. twenty-third letter of the Cambodian alphabet
Usage notes[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

(pɔɔ) (abstract noun ការព)

  1. to carry something with one arm on the hip (especially, a child)
    កូន  ―  pɔɔ koun  ―  to carry a child with one arm on the hip
  2. (figuratively) to carry for others (feelings, responsibility,...)
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Affixed forms[edit]