Khmer
noun (plural Khmer or Khmers) Etymology: northern or western dialect Khmer khmε:r, a self-designation (standard Khmer khmaε) Date: 1876 1. a member of an aboriginal people of Cambodia 2. the Mon-Khmer language of the Khmer people that is the official language of Cambodia • Khmer adjective

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  • khmer — khmer, khmère [ kmɛr ] adj. et n. • 1873; mot sanskr., du n. pr. Kambou ♦ De la population qui habite le Cambodge. Art khmer : art ancien du Cambodge. « une tête bouddhique khmère » (Malraux). ♢ La langue khmère, ou n. m. le khmer : langue parlée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Khmer — can refer to the: *Khmer people, the ethnic group to which the great majority of Cambodians belong:See also Khmer Krom and Khmer Loeu *Khmer language, the language of the Khmer and the official language of Cambodia *Khmer script, the script used… …   Wikipedia

  • Khmer — I 〈m. 6 oder m.; , 〉 Angehöriger eines Volksstammes in Kambodscha II 〈n.; ; unz.〉 zu den austroasiatischen Sprachen gehörende Sprache der Khmer * * * 1Khmer , der; , : Angehöriger eines Volks in Kambodscha. 2Khmer , das; : Sprache der ↑ 1Khmer.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Khmer — bezeichnet: Khmer (Volk), das Staatsvolk von Kambodscha Khmer Sprache, deren Sprache Khmer Schrift, deren Schrift das historische Khmer Reich, siehe Angkor Rote Khmer, eine nationalistisch maoistische Gruppe und Guerillabewegung in Kambodscha… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • khmer — khmèr agg.inv., s.m. e f.inv. 1. agg.inv. TS etnol. degli Khmer: architettura, cultura khmer | agg.inv., s.m. e f.inv., che, chi appartiene agli Khmer | s.m.pl. con iniz. maiusc., nome nazionale degli abitanti della Cambogia 2. s.m.inv. TS ling.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • khmer — KHMER, Ă, khmeri, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care face parte din populaţia de bază a Cambodgiei sau este originară de acolo. 2. adj. Care aparţine Cambodgiei sau populaţiei ei, privitor la Cambodgia sau la populaţia ei. [pr.:… …   Dicționar Român

  • khmer — |quemér| adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo aos khmers, grupo étnico do Camboja (Ásia) ou ao khmer. • s. 2 g. 2. Indivíduo dos khmers. • s. m. 3.  [Linguística] Língua oficial do Camboja. 4. khmer vermelho: organização comunista cambojana, responsável por… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Khmer — 1867, native name. Khmer Rouge, communist party of Cambodia, lit. Red Khmer, is with Fr. rouge (see ROUGE (Cf. rouge) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Khmer — [kə mer′] n. [< the Khmer name] 1. a member of a people of Cambodia that had a highly developed civilization that reached its peak in the 12th cent. 2. the Mon Khmer language of this people, also spoken in NE Thailand and S Vietnam …   English World dictionary

  • Khmer — Khmer, eins der Hauptvölker der ältern Zeit Hinterindiens in Kambodscha und im südlichen Siam, vielleicht Hindu, von dem die wahrscheinlich aus dem 6.–15. Jahrh. stammenden großartigen Ziegelsteinbauten herrühren, namentlich zu Angkor Vat (s.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Khmer — Khmer, mongolenähnliches Volk in Kambodscha …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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