សត្វ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit सत्त्व (sattva, being, animal, creature). Compare Lao ສັດ (sat), Thai สัตว์ (sàt), Burmese သတ္တဝါ (satta.wa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic សត្វ
st̥v
Phonemic ស័ត
s˘t
WT romanisation sat
(standard) IPA(key) /sat/

Noun[edit]

សត្វ (sat)

  1. animal
  2. being, living creature (animal as opposed to plant)
  3. life
  4. soul

Derived terms[edit]