អង្គរ

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Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Khmer ʼaṅgara (city, especially a royal city), from metathesis of Sanskrit नगर (nagara, city, town). Doublet of នគរ (nɔkɔɔ, kingdom).

Noun[edit]

អង្គរ (ɑŋkɔɔ)

  1. thickly forested flood plain near a lake
  2. city, capital city (used in many placenames)