kampong

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Khmer កំពង់ (kɑmpŭəng, landing, port; river town; waterfront).

Noun[edit]

kampong (plural kampongs)

  1. (Cambodia) A landing, a port; a river town.
    Kampong Thom (ខេត្តកំពង់ធំ (khéttâkâmpôngthum))    Kampong Cham (កំពង់ចាម (kâmpôngcham))

Etymology 2[edit]

See kampung.

Noun[edit]

kampong (plural kampongs)

  1. Dated spelling of kampung.
    • 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso, page 107:
      Margio [...] would go back to their kampong and look for gifts for her.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay kampung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑmˈpɔŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kam‧pong
  • Rhymes: -ɔŋ

Noun[edit]

kampong m (plural kampongs)

  1. village (a Southeast Asian rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town); kampong
  2. a quarter in a Southeast Asian city; an Indonesian quarter

Descendants[edit]

  • English: compound

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kampong (Jawi spelling کامڤوڠ)

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of kampung