មាត់

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Khmer mat (mouth, maw; face), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *mat (eye). Cognate with Northern Khmer เมื็อด. Compare Juang tɔmɔɖ. The current meaning is a development from "face", which itself related to "eye", compare Vietnamese mặt (face) and mắt (eye).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic មាត់
māt´
WT romanisation mŏət
(standard) IPA(key) /mŏət/

Noun[edit]

មាត់ (mŏət)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. bank (of a river)

Derived terms[edit]