អង្គរ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit nagara, meaning "holy city". Cognate with នគរ ‎(nokor, kingdom).

Noun[edit]

អង្គរ ‎(’ɑngkɔɔ)

  1. thickly forested flood plain near a lake
  2. city, capital city (used in many placenames)
    អង្គរវត្ត
    anggor wōat
    Angkor Wat