Khmer

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Khmer edition of Wiktionary
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Attributed to the Pali term Khemara (one who is wholesome); the elision form, ក្មេរ (Kmera), is found in ancient stone inscriptions.

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Khmer (countable and uncountable, plural Khmer or Khmers)

  1. (uncountable) The national language of Cambodia, part of the Mon-Khmer language family.
  2. (countable) A member of an ethnolinguistic group that constitutes most of the population of Cambodia.
  3. An abugida used to write the Khmer language and sometimes Pali.

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Khmer (comparative more Khmer, superlative most Khmer)

  1. Of or pertaining to Khmer people or their language.

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