ល្ហុង

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *lhuŋ ~ *lhuuŋ (papaya). Compare Isan บักหุ่ง, Lao ໝາກຫຸ່ງ (māk hung) and ຫຸ່ງ (hung), Northern Khmer ลฮ็อง.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ល្ហុង
l̥huṅ
WT romanisation lhong
(standard) IPA(key) /lhoŋ/

Noun[edit]

ល្ហុង (lhong)

  1. papaya (Carica papaya)
  2. castor bean plant (Ricinus communis)
  3. kind of hollyhock (grown as a natural fence)
  4. kind of mango

Derived terms[edit]