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”).
មាត់ • (mŏət)
- បបូរមាត់ (bɑboo moat)