រោង

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Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic រោង
roṅ
WT romanisation roong
(standard) IPA(key) /roːŋ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Khmer រោង (roṅ, roṅa, dragon (zodiac)), from Vietic. Compare Northern Khmer รูํง; Thai มะโรง (má-roong); Vietnamese rồng.

Noun[edit]

រោង (roong)

  1. (astrology) the Dragon, one of the twelve lunar zodiac signs.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ruuŋ (unpartitioned building). Perhaps derived from Malay ruang, and cognate with Thai โรง (roong) and Burmese ရုံ (rum).[1]

Noun[edit]

រោង (roong)

  1. hall, building, factory, open shed; shelter, stable; booth, shop, warehouse
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References[edit]

  1. ^
    2021 August 9, Mathias Jenny, Paul Sidwell, Mathias Jenny, editor, 25 The national languages of MSEA: Burmese, Thai, Lao, Khmer, Vietnamese[1], De Gruyter, →DOI, →ISBN, page 599–622: