លោកអ្នកឧកញ៉ា

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

លោក (louk, sir) +‎ អ្នក (neak, a polite term of address in Khmer society for someone without calling their name directly) +‎ ឧកញ៉ា (ʔokɲaa, the second highest royal title). This is a title for a classical Khmer official which was coined in the eighteenth century, replacing the much older សម្ដេចចៅពញា (sɑmdach chav pɲie), an ancient high military rank.

Noun[edit]

លោកអ្នកឧកញ៉ា (louk neak ʔokɲaa)

  1. grand duke