ព្រៃ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *briiʔ (forest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ព្រៃ
b̥rai
WT romanisation prɨy
(standard) IPA(key) /prɨj/

Noun[edit]

ព្រៃ (prɨy)

  1. jungle, forest, wood, woods, wilderness

Adjective[edit]

ព្រៃ (prɨy) (abstract noun ភាពព្រៃ)

  1. wild, savage, undomesticated
  2. deciduous (as the temporary teeth or hair of a new-born child)

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