Definitions for khmerkmɛər, kəˈmɛər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Khmerkmɛər, kəˈmɛər(n.)(pl.)Khmers; Khmer.
a member of a people who constitute the majority of the inhabitants of Cambodia and live also in parts of SE Thailand and the Mekong delta of Vietnam.
Category: Peoples, Western History
the Mon-Khmer language of the Khmers: the official language of Cambodia.
Ref: Cambodian (def. 2). 2
the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
The national language of Cambodia part of the Mon-Khmer language family.
A member of an ethnolinguistic group that constitutes most of the population of Cambodia.
An abugida used to write the Khmer language and sometimes Pali.
Origin: Attributed to the Pali term Khemara, meaning one who is wholesome; the elision form, Kmera (), is found in ancient stone inscriptions.