សម

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Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic សម
sm
WT romanisation sɑɑm
(standard) IPA(key) /sɑːm/

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Lao ສ້ອມ (sǭm), Thai ส้อม (sɔ̂m).

Noun[edit]

សម (sɑɑm)

  1. fork
  2. trident, gig (three-pronged fishing spear)
  3. training, exercise

Verb[edit]

សម (sɑɑm) (abstract noun ការសម)

  1. to fit, go well with
  2. to practice, rehearse
  3. to repair, fix

Adjective[edit]

សម (sɑɑm) (abstract noun ភាពសម)

  1. wilted, dried up, faded
  2. appropriate (to), proper, becoming
  3. decent
  4. suitable, meeting the requirements (of)
  5. identical, similar, like
  6. equal

Conjunction[edit]

សម (sɑɑm)

  1. as a result, on account of, since
  2. then

Adverb[edit]

សម (sɑɑm)

  1. accordingly, undoubtedly, obviously

Etymology 2[edit]

From Pali sama (even, equal, impartial), from Sanskrit सम (sama, same, even, equal)

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic សម
sm
Phonemic សំ
sṃ
WT romanisation sɑm
(standard) IPA(key) /sɑm/

Adjective[edit]

សម (sɑm) (abstract noun ភាពសម)

  1. equal, alike, similar
  2. attractive
  3. excellent, beautiful, handsome
  4. luxurious
  5. proper, suitable, fitting
  6. decent
  7. right, correct
  8. probable, that, likely that

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

សម

  1. Khmer script form of sama

Declension[edit]