What does khmer mean?

Definitions for khmerkmɛər, kəˈmɛər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word khmer.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of khmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of khmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Heder:

    Anything was worth trying to stop Khmer Rouge before they got to Phnom Penh.

  2. Geoff Pyle:

    ( New Khmer Architecture) is both unique and of a very high quality, the approach to architecture at the time was very creative and bold.

  3. Sophat Yin:

    We Buddhists believe in afterlife, reincarnation and karma, if I were to die during the Khmer Rouge time, I would ask Mormons to leave me alone.

  4. Youk Chhang:

    Justice is a long and difficult road for all Cambodians, there is nothing we can do. We do not want to do what the Khmer Rouge did to us. This has taken a lot of patience and forgiveness already.

  5. Lim Keuky:

    That is why, if you go to someone who is 18 years old and talk about how genocidal the Khmer Rouge was, she would say, 'It's not possible -- you must be lying,' because the parents who lived at that time they don't want to remember, in trying to forget, then the same thing can come again.

Images & Illustrations of khmer

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