柬埔寨

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(柬埔寨)
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Khmer kambuja, kambujja, kaṃbūjja, kumvuja, kāmabūja, kaṃmbujja (kingdom of the Kambuja), ultimately from Sanskrit काम्बोज (kāmboja); compare Modern Khmer កម្ពុជ (kɑmpuc), Khmer កម្ពុជា (kampuciə).

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柬埔寨

  1. Cambodia

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Hyōgaiji
ほ > ぼ
Hyōgaiji
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

The kanji spelling is an example of ateji (当て字), from Chinese 柬埔寨.

Proper noun[edit]

柬埔寨 (katakana カンボジア, rōmaji Kanbojia)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of カンボジア (Kanbojia): Cambodia