Definitions for khmerkmɛər, kəˈmɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Khmerkmɛər, kəˈmɛər(n.)(pl.)Khmers; Khmer.

  1. 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

  2. the Mon-Khmer language of the Khmers: the official language of Cambodia.

    Category: Peoples

  3. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Cambodian (def. 2). 2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Khmer(noun)

    the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia

  2. Khmer(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Cambodia


  1. Khmer(ProperNoun)

    The national language of Cambodia part of the Mon-Khmer language family.

  2. Khmer(ProperNoun)

    A member of an ethnolinguistic group that constitutes most of the population of Cambodia.

  3. Khmer(ProperNoun)

    An abugida used to write the Khmer language and sometimes Pali.

  4. Origin: Attributed to the Pali term Khemara, meaning one who is wholesome; the elision form, Kmera (), is found in ancient stone inscriptions.


  1. Khmer

    Khmer is an album by the Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær. The album mixes elements of electronica and jazz. The album is based on sampled and artificially generated sounds, backed by beats from house and drum'n'bass. The rhythms though are played on acoustic drums, often at a very slow pace.


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