អម្ពិល

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali ambila, from Sanskrit अम्ल (amla).

Alternatively, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *m(ɓ)il ~ *(m)ɓiəl (tamarind) (Shorto 2006).

Compare Northern Khmer มปึล.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic អម្ពិល
ʼm̥bil
Phonemic អំ-ពិល
ʼṃ-bil
WT romanisation ʼɑmpɨl
(standard) IPA(key) /ʔɑm.ˈpɨl/

Adjective[edit]

អម្ពិល (ʼɑmpɨl) (abstract noun ភាពអម្ពិល)

  1. to be sour, acidic

Noun[edit]

អម្ពិល (ʼɑmpɨl)

  1. tamarind

Alternative forms[edit]